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M/MA meat/meat alternate

NBMP nutrient-based menu planning

NCHS National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NSLA National School Lunch Act

NSLP National School Lunch Program

OVS offer versus serve

oz ounce

P.L. Public Law

PPS probability proportional to size

RA/RAE retinol activity/retinol activity equivalent

RDA Recommended Dietary Allowance

RE retinol equivalent

REA Recommended Energy Allowance

SBP School Breakfast Program

SFA school food authority

SMI School Meals Initiative

SNDA School Nutrition and Dietary Assessment Study

TMI target median intake

tsp teaspoon

µg microgram

UL Tolerable Upper Intake Level

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture

V/F vegetable/fruit

WIC Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

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