National Healthy School Canteens

Participant’s Workbook

Summary

Page last updated: 23 October 2013

Today you should have:

  • Gained a basic understanding of nutrition:
    • including the 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines
    • The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating
    • the importance of certain nutrients of interest, and
    • the NHSC Guidelines for healthy foods and drinks supplied in school canteens
  • Developed the skills needed to apply these guidelines both by using the general principles of healthy eating and by reading food labels.
  • Materials to take away:
    • Guidelines for healthy foods and drinks supplied in school canteens
    • Quick Reference flip chart
    • Poster (Healthy kids need healthy canteens!) x 3
    • Food Safety fact sheet
    • The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating poster
    • Healthy Eating for Children brochure
Additional materials that will be supplied to help you communicate the NHSC guidelines to your school community include: