Identifying Healthy Choices

  • Logo The Nutrition Services Department is proud to bring education to the cafeteria. Our Point of Sale (POS) program is designed to provide a quick way to evaluate Menu Choices.

    Each day, the menu sign includes the icons that apply to the main item being offered. This allows students to learn about the healthy choices they are selecting. Each of the Healthy Choice icons are displayed below. Click on an icon to learn more about the benefits. Also, visit our resources page for more information on nutrition – appropriate for all ages.
    Vitamins & Minerals Logo Vitamins and Minerals
    Items provide 20% of the Daily Value for at least one vitamin or mineral to promote overall health.
    Heart Smart Logo Heart Smart
    Items with less than 30% fat, less than 10% saturated fat, and no trans-fat promote heart health.
    Fiber Logo Fiber
    Items with more than 2 grams of fiber promote a healthy digestive system.
    Calcium Logo Calcium
    Items provide more than 20% the daily value of calcium for strong bones and teeth.