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THE HEALTHIEST CHOICE

Each HEROES school does its best to provide all students access to high quality, naturally nutrient dense food and beverages, such as fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, water, and low-fat whole grain products wherever and whenever food is offered during the normal school day. The school lunch entrée of the day is the healthiest choice for students because it meets, at a minimum, nutrition requirements established by USDA for federally funded programs, offers food that meets the health and nutrition needs of the students and emphasizes fruits, vegetable, whole grains and low-fat dairy products. In the HEROES schools’ cafeterias, the “Healthiest Choice” school lunch entrée is highlighted in various ways to help the students choose the “healthiest choice” entrée as their lunch meal of the day.