Evidence based resources developed by ODPH members to support best practices related to healthy eating and nutrition in elementary and secondary schools in Ontario.
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A summary of evidence on how nutrition impacts the mental well-being of school-aged children and youth (2022)
L'infographic. Écoles saines: Faire le lien entre la nutrition et le bien-être mental (French)
An Infographic summarizing the link between healthy eating and positive mental well-being in school-aged children and youth (2022)
What educators can do to support inclusive and safe environments for all (2020)
Santé mentale et préjugés liés au poids à l'école (French)
Ce que peuvent faire les éducateurs pour favoriser desk milieux inclusifs et sécuritaires pour tous. (2020).
Nurturing Healthy Eaters in Elementary Schools (English)
Nurturing Healthy Eaters in Elementary Schools (French)
Describes how school community members can support students in elementary schools (grades JK - 8) to nurture healthy eating (2019).
Nurturing Healthy Eaters in Secondary Schools (French)
Describes how school community members can support students in secondary schools to nurture healthy eating (2019).
Parent handout — School Lunch Your Kids Will Munch, 2022
Document à distribuer aux parents — Dîner d'école dont vos enfants raffolent – FR 2022
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