Children's Hospital Colorado

Stop Light Criteria of the Go Slow Whoa Program at Children's Hospital Colorado

Main Entrée

  • Under 525 calories
  • Less than 10% calories from saturated fat
  • No trans fat
  • Less than 600 milligrams sodium

Healthy Meal

  • Under 700 calories
  • <10% calories from saturated fat
  • No trans fat
  • <800 mg sodium

Children's Healthy Meal

  • Under 560 calories
  • <10% calories from saturated fat
  • No trans fat
  • <665 mg sodium

Side item

  • <250 calories
  • <10% calories from saturated fat
  • No trans fat
  • <480mg sodium

Snack/dessert/packaged food item

  • <200 calories
  • <10% calories from saturated fat
  • No trans fat
  • <230 mg sodium
  • <35% of calories from total sugars
  • 2%, 1% or fat free yogurt with no added caloric sweeteners

Fruit

Fresh, frozen, dried or canned are in water or 100% juice, with no added caloric sweeteners.

Healthier Beverages

  • Water: water, carbonated water and water with no added caloric sweeteners, including 100% natural fruit flavor-infused water
  • Juice: 100% fruit or vegetable juice in 8 ounce servings or smaller with fewer than 140 milligrams of sodium per serving
  • Milk: unflavored nonfat or low-fat (1%) milk and soy beverages in 12 ounce servings or smaller
  • Other beverages: 40 calories or fewer per 8 ounce serving; this includes coffee and tea that is unsweetened.

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