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The chart below provides an easy reference to the nutrition guidelines for food and beverages sold and served to students on campus.
‘Aina Pono Harvest of the Month: Nutrition Information
The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) continues its efforts to include local agriculture in student meals through its 'Aina Pono Harvest of the Month program.
This February, local papayas from Hawaii's farmers will be used to make papaya bread from scratch in our school cafeterias statewide. Click here for more information about the program and "Uncle Jeff's Papaya Bread" recipe.
Nutrition information for "Uncle Jeff's Papaya Bread," per serving (1 piece): 254 calories; 12 g fat (2 g saturated); 39 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 3 g protein; 92 mg sodium.
(Nutrient values are estimates only. Variations may occur due to product availability and food preparation. Nutrient levels may vary based on methods of preparation, origin, and freshness of ingredients, etc. Value of the menu item is listed in grams (g) of carbohydrates rounded to the nearest whole number. While we do our best to ensure accuracy, we make no representation or warranty regarding the information contained in this document. Although we are providing nutritional information for our menus, the information in this document is for informational purposes only. No information, services or materials offered shall be construed as or understood to be medical advice or care.)
Glossary and Additional Resources
Combination Food: A product that contains two or more foods representing two or more of the food groups: fruit, vegetable, dairy, protein or grains.
Examples of combination foods: smoothie, blueberry muffin (containing 1/4 c blueberries)
Entrée: An item that is:
- a combination food of meat or meat alternate and whole grain-rich item;
- a combination food of fruit or vegetable and meat or meat alternate; or
- a meat or meat alternate alone, with the exception of yogurt, low fat or reduced fat cheese, nuts, seeds and nut or seed butters and meat snacks (such as dried beef jerky)
Fundraiser: An event that includes any activity during which currency/token/tickets, etc. are exchanged for the sale/purchase of a product in support of the school or school related activities. For example, giving away food but suggesting a donation would be considered a fundraiser since funds will be raised as a result. Purchasing tickets or tokens to be exchanged for food items would also be considered to be a sale of food and/or a fundraiser and would be subject to the Smart Snack standards.
NSLP and NSBP: The National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program are federally assisted meal programs operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. The programs provide nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free breakfast, lunches, and afterschool snacks to children each school day.
School Campus: All areas of the property under the jurisdiction of the school that are accessible to students during the school day.
Whole Grain-Rich: Contains 100 percent whole grain or a blend of whole-grain meal and/or flour and enriched meal and/or flour of which at least 50 percent is whole grain. The remaining 50 percent or less of grains, if any, must be enriched.
Note: Do not use to calculate nutrition requirements for beverages.
- Scratch-made items calculator,
click here for the Alliance Product Calculator or
click here for SELFNutritionData.
Click here to view the Wellness Guidelines Implementation Checklist.
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