Monday, November 30, 2020

Lunch

What is a complete lunch?

A complete lunch is a lunch that contains at least one food from three of the four groups in Canada’s First Nations Food Guide.

  1. Fruits and vegetables: fresh, frozen, canned or stewed fruit, fruit salad, 100% fruit juice…
  2. Grain products: cereals, bagel, bannock, bread, muffin…
  3. Milk and Alternatives: milk, yogurt, cheese, fortified soy beverage
  4. Meats and Alternatives: peanut butter, nuts, eggs, and wild meat…

People, both children and adults, who skip lunch:

  • Will tend to gain weight;
  • Lack attention and interest in class and especially in learning activities;
  • Will lack energy and be tired all morning;
  • Will be moody and irritable.

Lunch is the ideal opportunity to share quality time with the family.

Eating lunch on a regular basis promotes regularity in the day’s meal schedule.
If you don’t have enough time, make sure you have foods such as a muffin, cereals, a
soft bar, a piece of cheese, or yogurt drink.
Make breakfast a family activity! When the time is right, involve the kids in the preparation of breakfast.
lunch, you will awaken their interest in food preparation and healthy nutrition.

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