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Schools Info Hub

Nutrition information, resources and ideas to support healthy eating in schools.


1-2-3 Steps to a Healthy Sandwich

Sandwiches don't have to be boring! Follow our 3 step guide to making a delicious and nutritious sandwich that kids will love! 


5 Food Tips for Healthy Kids

Are your children picky eaters or unwilling to try new foods? Here are our top 5 food tips to help develop healthy habbits in our children with minimal fuss...

 

Creative Lunchbox Ideas 

Looking for some new ideas to beat the boomerang sandwich (the sandwich that leaves home in the lunchbox and returns again untouched)? Check out our tips to create tasty, exciting and healthy lunchboxes!

 

Eat a Rainbow Every Day

Fruit and vegetables exist in a rainbow of colours; red, purple/blue, orange, green and white/brown. Each colour group provides their own unique set of disease fighting chemicals, these are called phytochemicals...

 

Food Allergies

A food allergy is an adverse immune response to a food protein. A reaction occurs when the body's immune system mistakenly identifies a food protein as harmful...

 

Food Intolerance

Food intolerance is a type of food sensitivity that refers to all non-immunological reactions to food. Food intolerance reactions are different to food allergies as they are caused by food additives and naturally occurring food chemicals...

 

Healthy Eating Hacks

Trying to study and look after yourself on a tight budget? Try these tips to help you create simple, tasty and nutritious food without breaking the bank!

 

Label Reading Guide

Not only does a food label tell us what a product is, but it also tells us important information about the ingredients and nutrients that product contains. By understanding this information, we can make sure to choose food products...

 

Make Breakfast Count

Breakfast is often considered the most important meal of the day as it breaks your overnight fast, supplies the body and brain with necessary nutrients, positively affects your mood, physical and mental performance, weight, and long-term health...

 

Mix 'n' Match Lunchboxes

When packing a healthy lunchbox, mix 'n' match a variety of foods from each of the five food groups...

 

 

Winter immune boosters

The winter chill is here and so too are the dreaded winter colds and ‘flu. So how can you protect yourself against these uninvited bugs? Eating well is essential to build a strong immune system to keep...

 

Vegetable Snacks for Children

Most of us think of vegetables as part of a main meal whether they are mixed in with a stir fry or on the plate next to the meat. Sadly, children also soon learn to think of vegetables in the same way...

 

Menu planning checklist for Outside School Hours Care

Planning a menu that ticks all the boxes and tastes delicious can be challenging. Use our checklist to make sure that your program is ...

 

 

Fun with food! Outside School Hours Care food activities

Outside School Hours Care programs are a fantastic place to reinforce healthy eating messages. We have put together a list of fun activities ...