Children who are well nourished perform better academically, have better concentration and show improved behaviour, attendance and punctuality at school. (Dietitians of Canada (2008). An Overview of School Nutrition in Canada)
The HRSB School Nutritionist provides staff professional development, community education, cafeteria support, breakfast program support and coordinates healthy eating initiatives to help schools support the provincial Food and Nutrition Policy.
For more information or support, please contact, Jill White, HRSB School Nutritionist, firstname.lastname@example.org or (902) 464-2000 x2180.