“Parents are on the go,” Marshall told the school board. “If you’re working, it’s here at your fingertips.” The app will also let parents single out certain food allergies and determine which dishes their children should not eat, Adkins writes. Marshall said the one app, NutriSlice, will also let parents look up nutritional content for each meal.
“Nutritionals automatically pop up, so this will help the nurses with carb counts, families . . . There are the sugars for diabetics, the carbs,” Marshall said. She did not yet specify when a decision will be made about which app to implement.