Final Rule: National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program Additional Menu Planning Approaches
This final rule also adds a method that allows schools to use “any reasonable approach” to plan menus.
The analysis conducted in this study builds on these two strands of the literature and uses three alternate definitions of breakfast: Consumption of any food or beverage. Breakfast intake of food energy greater than 10 percent of the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA). Consumption of foods from at least two of five main food groups and intake of food energy greater than 10 percent of the RDA.