The school setting provides important opportunities for learning and practicing lifelong healthy eating habits. Schools have a role to play in the provision of a healthy nutrition environment for students, by ensuring that students can make food choices that are consistent with what they learn in the classroom.
Below are resources and programs to help you create a healthy school nutrition environment. Healthy students are better learners!
Did you know? Many school lunchboxes are loaded with unhealthy fat, sugar and salt and are missing fruit, vegetables and whole grains. It is time for a lunchbox nutrition makeover! The following links provide ideas about packing nutritious and safe school lunches and snacks.
Balanced Day Nutrition Program
School Lunch Your Kids Will Munch [PDF 1.20 Mb]
One Month of Mini Meals for the Balanced School Day [PDF 859.61 Kb]
Simple Solutions to Balanced School Day Nutrition Breaks (PDF 149.88 Kb)
Snacks That Make the Grade (PDF 802.62 Kb)
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|Last Updated ( Friday, 14 December 2012 )|