Steps to a Healthy School Environment: School Nutrition Handbook
This document outlines the importance of healthy food choices and good nutrition to physical well-being, healthy growth and development, readiness to learn and school performance. Further, schools are ideal settings for reaching students, staff, families and community members. Includes information about the link between healthy eating and learning, healthy food choices for schools, how schools can make the healthy choice the easy choice and practical, how-to information for schools to become healthier environments that support good nutrition.
January 1, 2009
Alberta Health Services
Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)