The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and Sodexo are offering Kids LiveWell-designated items at all museum dining locations. The Kids LiveWell program is a nationwide initiative led by the National Restaurant Association in collaboration with Healthy Dining to highlight innovative solutions that provide better-for-you menu items.
In committing to the Kids LiveWell program, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and the museum’s dining solutions provider, Sodexo, pledge their commitment to providing youth-oriented menu options such as grilled chicken dippers with graham crackers, fresh sliced apples and low fat milk, whole wheat pasta with marinara sauce, and cheese pizza with fruit cup and 100 percent fruit juice.
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All of the Kids LiveWell choices align with the 2010 USDA Dietary Guidelines, as well as other leading public health organizations’ dietary recommendations. It was announced today, July 13.
“Our mission to provide extraordinary learning experiences extends throughout the museum, including the food choices served to children and families,” said Brian Statz, VP of Operations for The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
The menu items designated as Kids LiveWell options are reviewed and approved by Healthy Dining’s team of registered dietitians ensuring the museum has a wide variety of items that parents can feel good about – and that kids will love!
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The National Restaurant Association launched the Kids LiveWell program in collaboration with Healthy Dining to help parents and children select healthful menu options when dining out. Participating restaurants promote the items, which also can be found on HealthyDiningFinder.com and via the new Kids LiveWell mobile app, a free resource for on-the-go parents.
The National Restaurant Association is a leading business association for the restaurant industry, which comprises 970,000 restaurant and foodservice outlets and a workforce of nearly 13 million employees. To learn more, visit Restaurant.org/KidsLiveWell.