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Cool new nutritional informational program in Kern County!

Kern County Public Health Department has launched a new voluntary informational program for people and families dining at Kern County restaurants.

Restaurants can seek to qualify as 'Certified Healthy" if they meet several specific criteria including:

Program criteria

Here is the list of criteria that restaurants must follow to qualify for the Certified Healthy program. These can be met either as part of the regular menu or with a lite menu.

  • At least six menu items under 500 calories
  • An option for fruits and/or vegetables as a side item for meals
  • At least one salad option
  • Whole grain bread as a side option
  • At least six menu items with less than 30 percent of sodium
  • Meal items with less than five grams of saturated fat
  • No meals exceeding 2,000 calories
  • Offers at least five vegetarian meal dishes
  • A non-fried fish option
  • At least four items containing 10 grams of fiber.

Check it out here!

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