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Food Icons

Dining Services are working with our dining vendors to implement a food icon program to help our diners understand more about their dining choices. The following icons are displayed next to the food and/or menus.

whole grain
Contains at least 3 grams of dietary fiber per serving and is made with complete or partial whole grain (i.e. 100% whole wheat, rye, oat, corn meal, quinoa, brown rice).
Healthful Choice 500 calories or less per serving, and is a good source of one or more important nutrient like Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin D or Potassium.
Heart Smart Contains 600 mg or less salt and 2 g or less saturated fat per serving, and is trans-fat free.
Vegetarian Free of all meat, poultry and fish or shellfish; may contain dairy or egg product.
Vegan Free of all animal proteins and animal by-products.



References based on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and The American Heart Association.