Ironically, the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025 that is taught in schools across the country, is not modeled in the school meal program. Added sugars in school meals far exceed the Guidelines. Now, the USDA has proposed a new plan to bring nutrition standards for school meals into alignment. Listen in this week as Dee discusses the new plan and how you can ensure you’re not exceeding the guidelines in your home meals.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (2023, February). Rapid Health Impact Assessment on Changes to School Nutrition Standards to Align with 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QbRfFK9euGwpkQusH2wue9J7ny7gkQ9f/view