In this section we hope to provide you with a range of resources that support and promote good nutrition.
New training for Birth to Three and Preschool on nutrition coming soon.
Early childhood and after school services can provide a natural supportive environment for promoting healthy eating behaviours. All staff members have an important health promoting role to play. Promoting healthy eating behaviours requires a whole team approach.
The Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Pre-School services (2004) state:
Healthy eating helps:
• promote optimal growth and development
• prevent early health problems such as;
• play a role in preventing long-term chronic health problems such as;
• lay a good foundation for good health throughout life