Healthy Food Service
Guidelines, recipes, and other resources for creating and promoting healthy, delicious foods in schools and at work sites.
- What’s for Lunch at HSPH? (PDF): A cafeteria brochure with healthy eating guidelines, from the Dept. of Nutrition at HSPH
- Delicious & Nutritious Food Choices for Conferences (PDF): Trans fat-free, healthy menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, designed for meeting and event organizers; developed by the Dept. of Nutrition at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, working with the Dept. of Nutrition at HSPH
- : Science-based strategies and culinary insights from the HSPH Dept. of Nutrition and The Culinary Institute of America on how to preserve flavor and cut back on salt
- : Handouts describing the Healthy Eating Pyramid and healthy beverage guidelines; from at Harvard University Dining Services
- Nutrition Standards for School Meal Programs: Commentary from the HSPH Dept. of Nutrition on the USDA’s proposed rule on school meal nutrition guidelines, April 12, 2011.
- Misguided Moves Thwart Healthier School Lunch: Congress has overturned a plan that would limit French fries in school lunch. And it’s scrapped or stalled other healthy menu changes that would boost vegetables and lower salt.
- Healthy Eating Pyramid; from Sebastian’s Café at Harvard School of Public Health : Twelve food service quantity recipes that reflect the tenets of the
- Cafeteria Audit(PDF): Checklist to help employers assess availability of healthy choices in worksite cafeterias; excerpt from Promoting Better Nutrition in the Workplace: Employer Strategies, National Business Group on Health, 2004
- Community Action to Change School Food Policy(PDF): Organizing kit that helps parents and school officials create policies to bar soda and junk food sales in schools; developed by the Massachusetts Public Health Association
- Center for Science in the Public Interest School Foods Tool Kit: Resources for improving the nutritional quality of foods and beverages in school cafeterias, vending machines, and other venues
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