Healthy School Hungry Act 2010
Christian County Food Service

The Christian County Public Schools food service is implementing the Healthy School Hungry Act 2010. Our intent is to feed students a healthy meal and meet the new guidelines of calories and sodium.

Breakfast

Calorie range for Breakfast is:
Kindergarten – Grade 5   350 – 500 average calories per week
Grades 6 - 8                        400 – 550 average calories per week
Grades 9 – 12                     450 – 600 average calories per week

    At least two milk choices are required to be offered daily.
    Saturated fat must be less than 10% of calories over a 5 day week.

The first phase of the sodium target is being implemented at breakfast.
Kindergarten – Grade 5   540 mg average per week
Grades   6 – 8                      600 mg average per week
Grades 9 – 12                     640 mg average per week

Students are required to select a ½ cup fruit or a vegetable for the meal to be a reimbursable breakfast.

Students are required to select three creditable items for the meal to be a reimbursable breakfast.

Lunch

The Nutrition Standards are:
    Fruits and vegetables offered daily.
    Offering whole grain foods.
    Only fat-free or low fat milk varieties.
    Limiting calories based on the age of children.
    Reducing saturated fat, trans fats and sodium.
    Five food items offered for lunch with and a student being required to take three components.

The calorie range for lunch requirements are:
Kindergarten – Grade 5   550 - 650 average calories per week
Grades 6 – 8                        600 – 700 average calories per week
Grades 9 – 12                      750 – 850 average calories per week

All grains served are required to be whole grain.

The sodium lunch limits are:
Kindergarten – Grade 5 1,230 mg average per week
Grades 6 – 8   1,360 mg average per week
Grades 9 – 12 1,420 mg average per week

There are to be zero grams of trans fat in any item served in a school meal.

    At least two milks choices daily.
    Milk is fat free or low fat.
    Students are required to take a ½ cup fruit or vegetable with each meal. 

Christian County has Offer Versus Serve in our meal service. This allows a student to choose the food components that they want for their meal.