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Take the time to check out these links to learn more about attaining a healthier lifestyle! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label
 
 
 
 
**NEW USDA GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 2012 GIVES SCHOOLS MORE OPTIONS
 
USDA Eliminates Weekly Grain and Protein Maximums for 2012-13 School Year
USDA officials announced the release of new guidance which eliminates the weekly maximums for grains and proteins under the new meal pattern for the remainder of the 2012-13 school year. Calorie maximums for school meals will remain in place.
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Other Nutritional Sites offered by Mrs. McVey's 5th grade class!
 
 
 
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