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Wellness & School Meals


North Salem and Aramark work together:

If you have any questions for Aramark, please contact:

Karen Seikovsky
on-site Food Service Director                         

Deirdre McManus RD, CDN                           
General Mgr of Food/Nutrition Svcs              

Bob Hirschauer
Sr. District Manager

   

 

Lunch

  • Meals offered to students must have 5 components:  Grain, Meat/Meat Alternate, Fruit, Vegetable and Fluid/Milk.  Students MUST now select at least 1 fruit OR vegetable Serving
  • Fruits and vegetables are now considered two separate groups, with increased serving sizes/day and number of servings/week of each required.
  • Vegetables are now divided into sub-groups, with minimum daily and weekly requirements for each sub-group.
  • One-half of grains must be whole grain; all grain products have to contain at least 51% whole grain.

Breakfast

  • Meals offered to students must have 4 components: Grain, Meat/Meat Alternate, Fruit or Vegetable, and Fluid/Milk.  Students MUST select at least 1 fruit OR vegetable serving.
  • Schools may substitute Meat/Meat Alternates after the minimum daily grain requirement is met.
  • One-half of grains must be whole grains at implementation of final rule; all grain products have to contain at least 51% whole grain.
 

Mrs. Fuller's students are working on their healthy eating activity books which they received from the Wellness Committee.  They are learning about the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables, the new food pyramid, and how to make good food choices.

 

General Resources

Kidshealth.org
mypyramid.gov
www.portionsize.me

 

 


 

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