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Healthy Eating at School

Healthy Eating at School

The Importance of Healthy Eating at School

What is Healthy Eating?

  • Having healthy food to eat at school
  • Having the knowledge to make healthy food choices
  • Learning the skills to prepare and eat healthy food

Why is it important?

  • Students who eat healthy food grow, develop and succeed in school
  • Healthy food helps students to be settled, attentive and ready to learn

How will that help me?

  • Improved mental health
  • Increased job and economic opportunities
  • Increased community involvement

Decreased risk of:

  • Obesity
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Certain types of cancer
  • Osteoporosis

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For more information call Durham Health Connection Line
905-666-6241 or 1-800-841-2729