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Healthy Lunchbox Ideas
In a UK government survey, the contents of 74% of lunch boxes for children were below the nutritional standards set for school meals.
Anyone who works in a school or nursery sees children who bring in a jam sandwich on white bread, a packet of crisps and a bar of chocolate for lunch. Packed with salt, fat, sugar, no veg, no protein, no fruit – a disaster.
These are the nutritional guidelines for lunch, for a child aged 9-12:
It can be hard to think of something appetising that’s also healthy, We hope these suggestions help you pack healthy lunch boxes for children.
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If your school, group or organisation would like a fun, informative, interactive workshop session around packing good food in lunchboxes give us a call on 0333 444 7325 or:
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