Nutritional Information

  • HISD Nutrition Services takes great care in planning menus that meet the nutritional needs of our students.

    We strive to serve healthy schools meals following established strategies for menu planning and preparation as it relates to optimal nutrition:

    • increase whole grains
    • increase offerings of dark green/orange fruits & vegetables
    • increase offerings of legumes
    • increase fiber
    • increase variety in fruit & vegetables offered
    • reduce sodium
    • increase calcium
    • decrease processed foods
    • eliminate trans fats
    • decrease sugar

    Email our nutritionists for more information.

Carbohydrate Counts