Use the NuVal™ Nutrition Scoring System at Meijer to help you build a healthier lunch for your school children. NuVal™ helps you to find the most nutritious foods in every section of the grocery store. High scoring NuVal™ foods include colorful fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein sources, and non-fat or low-fat milk products.
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Check and compare the NuVal scores of foods – white bread has NuVal scores of about 21, while Whole Grain white breads have scores of about 33. Cheesy snack crackers have a score about 11, while Whole grain Goldfish have a NuVal score of 28. Add fresh fruit and veggies – they have some of the highest NuVal scores in the store!
Recipes and Menu Plans:
Chicken and Vegetable Pasta Salad (see recipe)
Fresh Peach Slices
Vanilla Greek Yogurt
Peanut Butter-Apple Wraps (see recipe)
Meijer Low Fat Milk
Lunchbox Taco Salad (see recipe)