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Nutrition Calculator

This calculator will determine whether a food product meets the Healthy Kids Act Nutritional Content Standards for a la carte, vending, and regulated fundraising items sold to students during the school day.

Please Note: Beverages Do Not Need To Be Run Through The Healthy Kids Act Nutrition Calculator. Beverages Follow Separate Guidelines For Elementary And Secondary Grade Levels. Please See The Beverage Table Within The Healthy Kids Act Brochure For Details.


  1. Please answer all questions accurately using information from a food product's nutrition facts label.
  2. Click on the "Calculate" button after filling all required fields.
  3. If the product meets the Healthy Kids Act Nutritional Content Standards and you decide to offer the product to students, print the response page immediately by clicking "File" and "Print" or typing Ctrl+P.
  4. After printing the response page, write the name of the item on the page and store in a binder with other approved items.


Is your product and entree or a side item?

Does your product include any of the following: nuts, seeds, nut butter, and/or reduced fat cheese?

Does the product include reduced fat cheese?

Is the product a fruit, vegetable, or yogurt?

Nutrition Facts

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 19, 2014 at 5:05am.