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Snack Guidelines

A variety of snack items are offered on a rotating basis in the school cafeteria during lunch service. Students are allowed to purchase only one packaged snack or ice cream with lunch each day.  All packaged snacks and ice cream meet the following guidelines:

  •  no more than 200 calories
  •  no more than 35% calories from total fat
  •  no more than 10% calories from saturated fat
  •  zero trans fats
  •  no more than 200 mg sodium
  •  no more than 15 grams of sugar and no more than 35% sugar by weight
  •  no artificial sweeteners, no nonnutritive sweeteners, no sugar alcohols
  •  no chemically altered fat substitutes
  •  no caffeine

Packaged snacks also meet the following guidelines:

  •  no partially hydrogenated oils
  •  no artificial colors
  •  no artificial flavors
  •  no high fructose corn syrup