Benefits of Using Approved Software


Nutrient analysis software approved by USDA allows State Agencies and schools to:

          • Utilize new technology
          • Conduct an accurate nutrient analysis of recipes and menus
          • Allow flexibility and variety in menu planning
          • Measure compliance with the dietary specifications from the nutrition standards in school meals
          • Weight the nutrient analysis of offered menus
          • Enter local recipes and processed foods
          • Convert nutrient data on labels from percent of Daily Value (DV) to nutrient value
          • Produce a menu report with serving sizes, number of servings, and total feeding figure


For more information, contact:

Software Evaluation Coordinator
Healthy Meals Resource System
Food and Nutrition Information Center
National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 108
Beltsville, MD 20705-235

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