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Garfield powerpoint 2011

  1. 1. Combating Childhood Obesity ThroughChild Nutrition Programs By Hallie Smith, RD, SNS and Sara Dash, RD 1
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  3. 3.  Hallie Smith, R.D., School Nutrition Specialist Sara Dash, R.D. Serving Garfield School District: ◦ Menu development ◦ New Recipes ◦ Wellness Committee members ◦ Food Advisory Meetings ◦ Nutrition Education 3
  4. 4.  Garfield School district is a part of the National School Lunch Program. Maschio’s serves all 11 schools with well- balanced meals that meet or exceed the USDA guidelines. The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in over 101,000 public and non‐profit private schools and residential child care institutions The NSLP provided nutritionally balanced, low‐cost or free lunches to more than 31 million children each school day in 2010. Source: 4
  5. 5.  School lunches must meet the applicable recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends: ◦ that no more than 30 percent of an individuals calories come from fat, and less than 10 percent from saturated fat. ◦ provide one‐third of the Recommended Dietary Allowances of protein Vitamin A, Vitamin C, iron, calcium, and calories. 5
  6. 6.  Maschio’s follows the Child Nutrition Enhanced Meal Pattern Protein, Grains, Milk, Fruits, and Vegetables are required Protein-2 oz or more, Milk- ½ pint, Fruits ½ cup, Vegetables ½ cup, Grains- 2 servings Students must choose 3 out of the 5 components for a reimbursable meal 6
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  8. 8.  Lunch includes a hot entrée, cooked/raw vegetables, fruit choice, low fat milk choice. There are alternates to the hot entrées that include sandwiches, wraps, bagel/yogurt bags, freshly prepared salads. A bread basket with whole grain selections are available daily. 8
  9. 9.  All milk available is either 1% or skim Whole grain breads, breadings, whole grain pizza crust Fresh fruits and vegetables available Lean, low sodium beef products Low fat cheeses Grilled Chicken, Turkey Products Homemade Soups, salads, wraps and sandwiches 9
  10. 10.  Maschio’s follows the Child Nutrition Enhanced Meal Pattern Protein, Grains, Milk, Fruits, and Vegetables are required Protein and or Grain-1 oz Protein and/or 1 serving Grains, Milk- ½ pint, Fruits/100% Fruit Juice/Vegetable ½ cup Students must choose 3 out of the 4 components for a reimbursable meal 10
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  12. 12.  Each month a new fruit and vegetable is highlighted on the menu and educational nutrition information is available to the students through our Cafeteria Connection Newsletter. The newsletter also includes healthy recipes highlighting the produce. 12
  13. 13.  Proposed Changes for 2012-2013 School Year: Increased Fruit/Vegetables up to 1 cup/day based on age group ◦ (½ cup dark greens, ½ cup orange (including sweet potatoes), ½ cup legumes ◦ Starchy vegetables may only be served 1c/week) Grains must be 50% Whole Grains 13
  14. 14.  Serving Sizes: At least 1 oz. grain and meat/meat alternate for grades K-8 2 oz. grain and meat/meat alternate grades 9-12 Reimbursable Meal: Must take Fruit or Vegetable for it to count as a reimbursable lunch 14
  15. 15.  Maschio’s provides Garfield with their Summer Feeding Program. We had a fresh produce stand to educate and encourage the children to choose and consume fresh fruits and vegetables. 15
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  17. 17.  Maschio’s has been operating it’s own Farm to School Program for the past three years. Maschio’s is at the forefront of partnering with farmers in bringing local produce into schools. 17
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  20. 20. “Maschio’s Chef to SchoolProgram” Our Corporate Chef Mike brings enthusiasm, innovative ideas and healthy recipes to Maschio’s Schools throughout the year! 20
  21. 21.  Maschio’s appreciates the business partnership with Garfield School District! Nutrition integrity does matter! We work together in feeding today’s children for tomorrow’s world! 21