NOTES: min = minimum; NS = not specified; oz eq = ounce equivalents.
aRequirements and recommendations are for meals as offered for a 5-day school week.
bMinimum portion sizes.
cRecommended portion sizes under the Traditional Food-Based Menu planning approach.
dOptional grade configuration.
eTwo or more servings of fruit, vegetables, or both a day.
fMust be enriched or whole grain.
gTwo or more servings of fruit, vegetables, or both a day, plus an extra half-cup over the 5-day school week.
hAt least half of which must be whole grain-rich (i.e., meet the criteria in Box 7-1).
SOURCE: USDA/FNS, 2000a.