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Student Nutrition Programs in Toronto

Posted 2014-05-07
Written by Shannon Quesnelle
Category Nutrition

 

 

Student nutrition programs provide healthy meals and snacks to children and youth. Every week, 149,000 Toronto students participate in breakfast, snack and lunch programs that provide nutrients and energy so that students are ready to learn and participate in school. These programs create healthier eating habits, help prevent obesity and spport better scores in math, reading and science.

 

Student nutrition programs in the City of Toronto are supported by Toronto Partners for Student Nutrition, a partnership which consists of:

  • Toronto Public Health
  • Toronto District School Board
  • Toronto Catholic District School Board
  • Conseil scolaire Viamonde
  • Toronto Foundation for Student Success
  • The Angel Foundation for Learning
  • FoodShare
  • St. Felix Centre