Support Healthier School Food


Schools across the country are working hard to improve school nutrition.

School meals include more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, low-fat instead of high-fat milk, sensible limits on calories, and less unhealthy fats and salt, and healthier snacks and beverages. With one out of every three children overweight or obese and 31 million children participating in the National School Lunch Program, these improvements are a key strategy for supporting children’s health.

Nearly all schools are meeting the updated nutrition standards for school lunch, but there is still more work to do to ensure all kids have access to healthy, appealing food throughout school campuses. Below are resources and ideas to help you join this effort and support healthier school food:

Take action on school food:

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