It is the industry professional practice standard to consider the complexity of factors and resources to review a menu. A variety of guidelines are considered with the ultimate goal of meeting the intent of the Older Americans Act and state and federal requirements for home-delivered meals.
Our Registered Dietitian reviews and approves our menu by using a combination of the following tools and standards:
-Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015
-Diet patterns following standard serving sizes and food groups
-1/3 of daily Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) on average
-National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging Toolkit
-Genesis R&D Nutritional Analysis Program
-Idaho Diet Manual – 11th Edition – 2015