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Common Nutritional Challenges

Kitchen Garden

Food Allergies & Dietary Restrictions

Nutrient Sources

Navigating Nutritional
Challenges in Schools

Strategies For Success

Picky eaters may resist trying new foods

Picky Eaters

  • Offer a variety of choices.
  • Make food fun with creative presentations.
  • Encourage children to help with meal preparation.

Food allergies require careful attention

Food Allergies

  • Keep a list of allergies on hand.
  • Label food items clearly.
  • Offer safe alternatives for allergic students.

Dietary restrictions may limit food choices

Picky Eaters

  • Communicate with parents/guardians.
  • Develop alternative meal options.
  • Educate students about their dietary needs.

Promote a culture of
healthy eating

Encouraging Healthy Choices

  • Make nutritious foods readily available.
  • Use positive reinforcement for healthy choices.
  • Incorporate nutrition education into the curriculum.

Success lies in

Communication and Collaboration

  • Maintain open lines of communication.
  • Collaborate with parents, guardians, and school staff.

Equip students with nutritional knowledge

Food Education

  • Integrate food education into the curriculum.
  • Organize workshops and guest speakers.

A Nourishing Learning

Creativity and Collaboration

  • With patience, creativity, and collaboration, we can create a nourishing learning environment that supports all students in making healthy food choices.