Making Healthy Food Accessible

Healthy Snacks at School

Meeting the Nutritional Needs of Growing Children

Three meals a day aren't enough to meet a child's nutritional and energy needs. This is why healthy snacks are necessary.

A healthy, substantial snack (374 KB, 2 pages):

Because of the link between healthy snacks and learning, more schools are:

  • Educating students and parents.
  • Selling healthy snacks at school.
  • Allowing students to eat healthy snacks in class.

Ways to offer a healthy eating environment at your school:

In the Tuck Shop
In Vending Machines
Snack Programs
Eat Healthy Snacks in the Classroom

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