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Optional Age Nutrient Standards for Breakfast

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Optional Age Nutrient Standards for NuMenus
School Breakfast Program

Minimum Calorie and Nutrient Levels (school week averages for age groups)

 

Nutrients and energy allowances

Ages 3-6

Ages 7-10

Ages 11-13

Ages 14 and older

Energy Allowances/Calories

419

500

588

625

Total Fat (g)3

141

171

201

211

Saturated Fat (g)3

52

62

72

72

RDA for Protein (g)

5.50

7.00

11.25

12.50

RDA for Calcium (mg)

200

200

300

300

RDA for Iron (mg)

2.5

2.5

3.4

3.4

RDA for Vitamin A (RE)

119

175

225

225

RDA for Vitamin C (mg)

11.00

11.25

12.50

14.40

1 Total fat not to exceed 30 percent over a school week.
2 Saturated fat to be less than 10 percent over a school week.
3 The grams of fat will vary depending on the actual level of calories offered.


 
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