The National School Lunch Program has significantly changed lunches in schools, it's a federal program targeting obesity.
Every week there has to be an offering of a red/orange vegetable, dark green vegetable, legume and starch.
Any bread products, including pizza, are now made with 51% whole grain.
The caloric intake amount for high school students is between 750 and 850 calories.
It was a minimum of 825 calories.
Elementary students have between 550 and 650 calories.
It was a minimum of 633 calories on the old lunch menu.
The caloric intake amount has prompted schools like collegiate academy to cut back on a popular lunch item: tator tots.
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In order for them to maintain that, the federal nutrition guidelines for lunches must be met.