The School Health Index can help schools assess the strengths and weaknesses of their health policies and programs (including those related to nutrition and physical activity) and develop an action plan to improve them.
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Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays is a nutrition course that meets the 10-hour basic nutrition requirement for School Nutrition Association (SNA) Level 1 certification.
This course discusses a clean and sanitary environment for the preparation and service of food.
The purpose of this course is to train new directors, new managers, and assistants to develop systems and procedures to manage inventory effectively in order to control costs.
This course is an overview of the USDA Foods processing basics and includes a basic description of the processing, the types of processing available, and the value pass through systems.
USDA Foods Primer: 2 consists of three lessons that provide an overview of the USDA Foods complaint process, holds and recalls, and disaster response using USDA Foods.
USDA Foods Primer: 1 consists of four lessons that provide an overview of the USDA Foods Program's history, the Food Distribution Division of Food and Nutrition Service, nutrition facts, and the USDA Foods communication initiative.
This course will provide an overview of the ordering life cycle of USDA Foods for State Distributing Agencies.
This course explains food-safe taste testing using the two-spoon method of food-safe taste testing.
This course is designed to introduce the key recommendations of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It will provide an overview of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and explain how to integrate them into meals provided by schools and child care facilities.