The USDA recently unveiled new standards for the National School Lunch Program, which affects the food served in school cafeterias across the country. Changes include:

Ÿ Offering both fruits and vegetables at each meal

Ÿ Increasing whole-grain food offerings

Ÿ Offering only fat-free or low-fat milk and dairy products

Ÿ Adjusting portion sizes and calories for the student's age

Ÿ Reducing sodium and saturated and trans fats