Tri-County Community Action, Inc.

​Nutrition


The Nutrition Services mission statement is to promote child wellness by providing nutrition services that complement and educate the child, family and community. We strive to achieve this mission by educating our children and their families on healthy diets and lifestyles.


​Our primary goal is to help children maintain healthy weights by increasing physical activity while reducing the number of overweight children. In addition to heightening the awareness of proper nutrition and physical activity, The Nutrition Services content area has been dedicated to ensuring that menus are planned to include:

Whole grain products daily
Fresh fruits and/or frozen vegetables daily.
1% Milk daily
Foods high in Vitamin A three times per week
Foods high in Vitamin C daily
100% juice without added sugar