USDA Training For Local School Nutritional Professionals
August 4, 2021
According to the School Nutrition Association, the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is the country's second-largest food and nutrition assistance program. During the 2019 school year, the NSLP served 4.8 billion lunches to children nationwide. With the vast number of students receiving school meals, it is more important than ever to ensure students are receiving balanced nutritious meals.
Consuming a diet low in saturated fat and sodium and rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains not only has many health benefits but is also is linked to academic achievement. Students who c...