TITLE

10-POINT PLAN IN MEMPHIS SCHOOLS: More health on the menu

PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
FoodService Director;06/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the nutrition plan developed by the Memphis City school system in Tennessee to provide students with healthful school meals. Comments from director of nutrition services Ann Terrell; Members comprising the health committee of the school; Details on the development of a 10-point plan for meeting the United States Dietary Guidelines.
ACCESSION #
1985767

 

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