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Nourishing Minds – Towards Comprehensive School Community Health: Nutrition Policy Development in Saskatchewan Schools

Promoting and supporting the healthy growth and development of children and youth is and development of children and youth is a shared responsibility among family, school and other agencies such as public health, social services organizations, and government/non-government agencies. The school is an important access point for nutrition education, healthy eating practices, healthy food policy and modelling of healthy lifestyles.

Comprehensive School Community Health (CSCH) is a collaborative approach that brings together groups to work together to enhance health and well-being of the whole community. This document focuses on school nutrition policy development and implementation consistent with the CSCH guidelines resulting in partnerships, planning, promotion and provision of nutritious food in all Saskatchewan schools.

Resource Information

Date

October 1, 2009

Author

Saskatchewan Ministry of Education

Type

Strategy/Framework, Template

Setting

School

Age

Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)

Topic

Childhood Nutrition, Food Environment, Health Equity, Healthy Eating

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Provincial, Provincial (outside Ontario)

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