Eliminate trans fats
Help children develop healthy habits by eliminating trans fats from all foods served at snack.
Trans fats are the most unhealthy fats. Help children develop healthy habits by eliminating trans fats from all foods served at snack.
Trans fats are often found in processed foods, margarine, and fried fast foods like french fries.
A good first step to getting rid of trans fats is to look for products with 0 grams of trans fats listed in the Nutrition Facts. To make sure you’re completely eliminating trans fats from foods you serve kids, avoid products with “partially hydrogenated” oil in the ingredient listing.
Create an account, assess your program & create an action plan
Create an account for your program–it’s quick and easy–then assess how closely your program environment and practices align to the OSNAP goals, and create a customized plan for healthier snack practices and policies at your program.
Tip Sheet and Fast Map
Find ideas on how to engage staff and children in eliminating trans fats at your program.
Clearly lay out your program rules for eliminating trans fats.
Afterschool curriculum, Unit 4
Find activities to encourage kids to choose foods with healthy fats!
Communicate with families about healthy and unhealthy fats.