Monday, 24 January 2011 21:08

Canyons Meeting the Nutritional Needs of their Students

Over the past several weeks, there has been a lot of news about the new guidelines that are being implemented to bring the National School Lunch Program up to date with the current Dietary Guidelines. A release by the USDA was done at the beginning of Janurary stating some of the changes we will be seeing in the National School Lunch Program soon. Check out the link here for further information on what changes will be made, and when.

Canyons Nutrition Services Department is already making strides to improve the quality of lunches we offer the students. When we became a district, one of our goals and objectives as a deapertment was to provide the students blanaced, nutritous meals. We were featured on Channel 4 News about the efforts we are doing to help improve the meals at school. Healthy and balanced meals results in improved learning and growth amount our students. Check us out on the news here and in the newspaper here.