Archive for Sunday, October 2, 2005

Lawrence school district elementary lunch menu

October 2, 2005

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The following menu was offered to elementary school students in Lawrence from Sept. 12-Sept. 16. Note: USDA standards mandate that no more than 30 percent of calories should come from fat.

Monday, Sept. 12

Hot dog

Hamburger on bun

Peanut butter and jelly sandwich

Mozzarella cheese with crackers

Milk

Baked beans and orange

Condiments

Nutrients

Calories: 768

Cholesterol: 49 mg

Sodium: 1,361 mg

Fiber: 10.5 grams

Iron: 5.4 mg

Calcium: 504.4 mg

Vitamin A: 2,804 RE

Vitamin C: 67.2 mg

Protein: 25.2 grams

Carbohydrates: 97.4 grams

Trans fat: 31.3 grams

Saturated fat: 9.5 grams

Target

Calories: 116 percent

Cholesterol: 49 percent

Sodium: 101 percent

Fiber: 315 percent

Iron: 154 percent

Calcium: 176 percent

Vitamin A: 1,253 percent

Vitamin C: 441 percent

Protein: 13.1 percent calories

Carbohydrates: 50.7 percent calories

Trans fat: 36.6 percent calories

Saturated fat: 11.2 percent calories

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Breaded chicken sandwich

Cheeseburger on bun

Peanut butter and jelly sandwich

Mozzarella cheese with crackers

Milk

Oven potatoes and apple

Condiments

Nutrients

Calories: 768

Cholesterol: 81 mg

Sodium: 1,288 mg

Fiber: 10.3 grams

Iron: 6 mg

Calcium: 438.2 mg

Vitamin A: 2,914 RE

Vitamin C: 25.7 mg

Protein: 31 grams

Carbohydrates: 100.8 grams

Trans fat: 28.1 grams

Saturated fat: 8.1 grams

Target

Calories: 116 percent

Cholesterol: 81 percent

Sodium: 95 percent

Fiber: 309 percent

Iron: 173 percent

Calcium: 153 percent

Vitamin A: 1,303 percent

Vitamin C: 169 percent

Protein: 16.1 percent calories

Carbohydrates: 52.5 percent calories

Trans fat: 32.9 percent calories

Saturated fat: 9.5 percent calories

Wednesday, Sept. 14

Italian dunkers with sauce

Peanut butter and jelly sandwich

Turkey sandwich

Mozzarella cheese with crackers

Steamed broccoli and pears

Milk

Condiments

Nutrients

Calories: 710

Cholesterol: 59 mg

Sodium: 1,365 mg

Fiber: 11.6 grams

Iron: 5.9 mg

Calcium: 636.3 mg

Vitamin A: 2,956 RE

Vitamin C: 66.9 mg

Protein: 33.9 grams







What it costs

Lunches in Lawrence public schools cost: $1.85 (elementary) $2.10 (secondary) $2.60 (adult)

Breakfasts cost: $1 (elementary) $1.15 (secondary) $1.40 (adult)

Reduced price is $0.40 for lunches and $0.30 for breakfast, as set by the federal government.

Carbohydrates: 92.4 grams

Trans fat: 24.2 grams

Saturated fat: 8.9 grams

Target

Calories: 107 percent

Cholesterol: 59 percent

Sodium: 101 percent

Fiber: 350 percent

Iron: 169 percent

Calcium: 222 percent

Vitamin A: 1,321 percent

Vitamin C: 439 percent

Protein: 19.1 percent calories

Carbohydrates: 52.1 percent calories

Trans fat: 30.6 percent calories

Saturated fat: 11.3 percent calories

Thursday, Sept. 15

Soft taco

Chicken fajitas

Peanut butter and jelly sandwich

Mozzarella cheese with crackers

Refried beans and cinnamon roll

Milk

Condiments

Nutrients

Calories: 1,025

Cholesterol: 59 mg

Sodium: 1,793 mg

Fiber: 10.4 grams

Iron: 7.4 mg

Calcium: 491 mg

Vitamin A: 262 RE

Vitamin C: 20 mg

Protein: 35 grams

Carbohydrates: 149.6 grams

Trans fat: 36.3 grams

Saturated fat: 11.5 grams

Target

Calories: 154 percent

Cholesterol: 59 percent

Sodium: 133 percent

Fiber: 312 percent

Iron: 215 percent

Calcium: 172 percent

Vitamin A: 117 percent

Vitamin C: 131 percent

Protein: 13.7 percent calories

Carbohydrates: 58.4 percent calories

Trans fat: 31.9 percent calories

Saturated fat: 10.1 percent calories

Friday, Sept. 16

Pizza, assorted flavors

Hamburger on bun

Peanut butter and jelly sandwich

Mozzarella cheese with crackers

Corn and fruit bar

Milk

Condiments

Nutrients

Calories: 708

Cholesterol: 43 mg

Sodium: 1,169 mg

Fiber: 7.7 grams

Iron: 4.7 mg

Calcium: 683.6 mg

Vitamin A: 2,662 RE

Vitamin C: 35.9 mg

Protein: 32.3 grams

Carbohydrates: 99.5 grams

Trans fat: 22.8 grams

Saturated fat: 8.8 grams

Target

Calories: 107 percent

Cholesterol: 43 percent

Sodium: 87 percent

Fiber: 232 percent

Iron: 136 percent

Calcium: 239 percent

Vitamin A: 1,190 percent

Vitamin C: 236 percent

Protein: 18.3 percent calories

Carbohydrates: 56.2 percent calories

Trans fat: 28.9 percent calories

Saturated fat: 11.2 percent calories

- Source: Lawrence Public Schools food service

Here's the nutrition facts for a common children's meal at McDonald's:

4-piece Chicken McNuggets from McDonalds

Calories: 170

Calories from fat: 90

Total fat: 10

Saturated fat: 2

Trans fat: 1

Cholesterol: 25 mg

Sodium: 450 mg

Carbohydrates: 10 grams

Dietary fiber: 0

Sugars: 0

Protein: 10 grams

Vitamin A: 2 IU

Vitamin C: 2 mg

Calcium: 0

Iron: 2 mg

Small french fries

Calories: 230

Calories from fat: 100

Total fat: 11 grams

Saturated fat: 2 grams

Trans fat: 2.5 grams

Cholesterol: 0

Sodium: 140 mg

Carbohydrates: 30 grams

Dietary fiber: 3 grams

Sugars: 0

Protein: 2 grams

Vitamin A: 0

Vitamin C: 6 grams

Calcium: 2 mg

Iron: 4 mg

- Source: McDonalds.com

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