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Healthy and Balanced Diets – Canada’s Food Guide, Nutrition Facts Table, Portion Sizes and More
Healthy eating is about enjoying a variety of fresh and wholesome foods. Supporting children to eat healthy can sustain their growing bodies, and can set them up for a lifetime of success!
The food environment is the physical and social factors that affect eating.
The School Food and Beverage Policy (PPM 150) - school boards must ensure that all food and beverages sold on school premises for school purposes meet specific requirements, including nutrition standards.
There are many ways that schools can promote healthy eating both inside and outside of the classroom.
Healthy foods provide the fuel our bodies need to function.
Canada’s Food Guide recommends eating a variety of healthy foods each day, focusing on balanced meals, and recognizing that the context (how and where) can affect our food choices.