For more information about the Grainger County Schools nutrition program, visit GCS School Nutrition.


USDA Choose My Plate 

NIH We Can!

CDC Healthy Weight, Nutrition, & Physical Activity


Smart Snacks:

All foods and beverages sold at school during the school day must meet nutrition standards established from the Smart Snacks law. The Smart Snacks in School regulation applies to foods sold (a la carte, in the school store, and vending machines) on campus during the school day. The school day refers to the period from the midnight before to thirty minutes after the end of the official school day.

Smart Snacks Information


Is this Food Product Smart Snacks Compliant?  Try this SMART Snacks Product Calculator to find out.


Healthy Snack & Beverage Ideas


The Importance of Breakfast for Kids

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.  Click here for more information.


Why do your teens really need breakfast?

Breakfast at School makes mornings less hectic and prepare your child for the school day.

AHA Kid Friendly Recipes


Rethink Your Drink:  Drink Water instead of Sugary Drinks

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