The links in this category include; online tools for nutrient analysis of ingredients, foods and meals, dietary intake tracking, physical activity assessment, and analysis of food items’ compliance with school food standards.
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Child and School Nutrition Tools
|Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Smart Food Planner
||Free tool of food and beverage products from companies that have agreed to produce and sell products to schools that meet the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Nutritional Guidelines.|
|John C. Stalker: Workshops to Go!
||Request a Workshop to Go and bring a 2-hour culinary workshop designed by the John C. Stalker Institute right to your school staff. Explore workshops such as "Gluten-Free", "Food Allergies", "Substitution Solutions" and many more. Click here to book now!|
||The Massachusetts Nutrition Evaluation Tool was created by JSI to help schools determine if products, not on the A-List, meet the Massachusetts School Nutrition Standards for Competitive Foods and Beverages.|
|Nutrient Analysis Software Approved by USDA and the Child Nutrition Database
||The Child Nutrition Database is the required nutrient database for nutrient analysis software for nutrient analyses required in school meal programs. Links to nutrient analysis software programs for schools approved by the USDA are provided.|
Food and Activity Analysis Tools
|FitDay Diet Analysis
||Online diet and fitness tracking tool.|
||Online tool that gives consumers quick access to nutrition information for over 1,000 foods. The Food-a-Pedia provides calorie count information on the contribution of the food to the five food groups people need to be healthy.|
|Interactive DRI for Healthcare Professionals
||Tool for calculating daily nutrient requirements to assist in dietary planning. Recommendations are based on the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs).|
||Get personalized nutrition and physical activity plans, and track your foods and activities.|
|NutritionData Food Tracking Tool
||Diet analysis tool to track and analyze your dietary intake against your ideal nutrient values. You must create a free user name and password to use this tool.|
|Smart Snacks Product Calculator
||Calculator to determine whether your beverage, snack, side or entrée item meets the USDA Smart Snacks in School Guidelines. From Alliance for a Healthier Generation.|
|SparkPeople: Nutrition Tracker
||Online tool to analyze your daily nutritional intake and create personalized meal and fitness plans. Also includes access to articles, recipes, and tips. You must create a free user name and password to use this tool.|
|USDA: Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
||Search for individual foods or ingredients using the most recent USDA Nutrient Database.|
|JSI Recipe Analysis Tool
||Create and analyze recipes to determine if they meet the Massachusetts School Nutrition Standards for Competitive Foods and Beverages. Requires an account to use this tool. Your account will be approved if you are with a Massachusetts school.|
|Nutrition Data Recipe Calculator
||Calculate nutrient information for recipes. Must create a free user name and password to use this feature. |
|Spark Recipe Calculator
||Calculate nutrient information for recipes.|
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