Student Nutrition Programs

What are the Benefits of Student Nutrition Programs?

Studies have proven that there is an impact when children and youth are provided with proper nutrition. Positive outcomes associated to students participating in a nutrition program may include:

  • Increased academic performance and problem solving skills
  • Increased attention span
  • Have more energy
  • Increased opportunity to develop life skills
  • Improved social skills
  • Improved behavior
  • Increase in self esteem
  • Opportunity to learn lifelong eating habits

Who Benefits from Student Nutrition Programs?

  • Students Benefit
  • Schools Benefit
  • Parents Benefit
  • Volunteers Benefit
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"When I get older, I want to work at a school breakfast program."

- Grade 6 Student

"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it gives me energy."

- Grade 8 Student

"Making me more energetic because the food they serve is good for you."

- Grade 4 Student

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