Brain Food and Lunch Break
Students have a brain food snack at 9:30am. Great choices for brain food include fruit, vegetables, dried fruit, (eg, raisins) and plain popcorn.
Lunch is from 12:30pm. The Heart Foundation advises that children need a variety of healthy food to learn and grow. They recommend choosing foods from each of the four food groups, ie:
- Vegetables and fruit
- Milk, yoghurt and cheese
- Grain food and starchy vegetables
- Legumes, fish, seafood, eggs, poultry and meat
They also suggest cutting sandwiches, fruit and vegetables into different shapes, using wraps, pita bread, muffins, etc, to keep lunches interesting, and choosing water which is the best drink for your child.
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Photo: South Mak students enjoy a warm Milo at lunchtime. Thank you to Marton Christian Welfare for donating the Milo!