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Today, 9 in 10 children eat more sodium than what is recommended and it can lead to serious health problems. Because most children eat more than half their meals each day at school, it’s important that the food kids eat at school help curb this issue. Spice It Up! Ways to Shake the Sodium in School Meals PowerPoint Presentation and Training Resources highlights the problem of too much sodium and the restrictions placed on school meals. Spice it Up! offers practical solutions for reducing sodium in school meals, including salt-free spice blends and recipes that are school-tested and student-approved, to help school foodservice meet school lunch regulations. Interactive activities included in the training resources are perfect for school nutrition staff training sessions and continuing education opportunities.
All files are on an easy to use USB Flash Drive, including:
• 28 slide PowerPoint presentation
• Presenter’s script
• Program Agenda and Training Guide
• Participant Pre/Post Test
• Training Evaluation Form
• CEU Certificate of Participation
• Printable handouts for six salt-free spice blends, including quantity and home-sized recipes to make with the blends
• Printable spice blend labels
• Printable “Flavor Station” signage
Written by Annette Hendrickx Derouin, MPH, RD, SNS, Director of Food and Nutrition Services for Willmar, New London-Spicer, Montevideo, and Community Christian Schools in Minnesota and a trainer for the Institute of Child Nutrition and the Minnesota School Nutrition Association.
This program has been approved for 2.00 SNA Continuing Education Units (CEUs).