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1 HEALTHY-HUNGER FREE KIDS ACT 2010 School Wellness Policies

2 Since the beginning of School Lunch, the intent… Was to safeguard our children’s health and well being

3 School Wellness Policy Document that guides LEAs’ efforts to establish Student’s health, well being and ability to learn

4 Rule Changes to Local School Wellness Policies (LWP)

5 Timeline 2004 –Reauthorization required LEAs to create wellness policies 2010 – HHFKA added new provisions: –Implementation –Evaluation –Public reporting Feb 26, 2014-FNS proposed new regs

6 Outline of Proposed Changes

7 Public involvement: Establish wellness policy leadership; someone responsible to see school complies Permit participation –General Public –School Community –ParentsSchool Health Professionals –StudentsSchool Board –CNPSchool Administration –PE Teachers

8 Specific Goals Nutrition Promotion* New Nutrition Education Physical Activity Other school based activities that promote student wellness Evidence based strategies must be reviewed & considered to meet goals

9 Nutrition Guidelines for Food & Beverages Food & beverage sold to students on campus during school day must meet regulations for: –School meal standards –Smart Snacking in schools

10 Food & Beverage Marketing Policies Marketing & advertising of only those foods and beverages that meet the Smart Snacking in Schools nutrition standards.

11 Annual Progress Report Web address for LWP information Description of school’s progress Summary of wellness events Contact information of leader of wellness team Information to the public on getting involved

12 Updates to LWP Policy is to be modified and updated as needed

13 Triennial Assessment Assessment of policy is required every 3 years at a minimum

14 Public Updates LEAs must make available to the public: –The wellness policy –Information and updates on at least an annual basis –Annual progress report –Triennial assessment

15 Monitoring and Oversight State agencies must assess compliance with wellness policy requirements as part of administrative review

16 Smart Snacks in School Implementation July 1, 2014 New snack standards effective for the 2014-2015 school year

17 Alabama State Department of Education Healthy Snack Standards remain in place, except where USDA standards are more restrictive


19 Any snack food sold in schools must: Be “whole grain rich” grain – OR Have as first ingredient a fruit, a vegetable, a dairy product, or a protein food - OR Contain 10% of the DV of one to the following nutrients: calcium, potassium, vitamin D, or dietary fiber - OR

20 Any food sold in schools must Be a combination food that contains at least ¼ cup of fruit and/or vegetable –Entrée items exempt from new standards if part of a reimbursable meal –Entrée item may be sold a la carte on same day, and day after sold as part of reimbursable meal

21 Nutritional Requirements Calorie limits: Snack items: ≤ 200 cal Entrée items: ≤ 350 cal* Sodium Limits: Snack items: ≤230 mg Entrée items: ≤ 480 mg* *Exempt from standard if part of reimbursable meal, day of and day after

22 Nutritional Requirements Sugar limits: ≤ 35% of weight from total sugars in food Fat limits: Total fat ≤ 35% calories Saturated fat < 10% Trans fat- 0 grams

23 Change in Standards ADPH Water – –any size –No added sugar or caffeine –Non carbonated –0 calories USDA Water – –No more than 20 oz –Maybe carbonated –<5 calories/8 oz –10 calories/20 oz

24 Changes in Standards ADPH Caffeine not allowed in water Other beverages-HS –up to 12 oz/99 calories –8 oz/66 calories USDA Caffeine allowed in high schools Other beverages-HS –12 oz/60 calories or less –8 oz/40 calories or less –20 oz/10 calories or less

25 Changes in After School Snack Standards

26 Athletic Programs Students participating in school sport teams or clubs can receive afterschool snacks as part of a broad, overarching educational or enrichment program offered by school

27 Drop In Program Student athletes who attend afterschool programs before or after team practices may receive snacks. There is no enrollment requirement

28 Fund Raisers Guidance under development

29 Alliance for a Healthier Generation calculator areas/snacks_and_beverages/smart_snacks/ product_calculator/


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