Nutritious and healthy foods in schools: nutritional and practical guidelines for Barbados

Toolkits & Guides
Saint Michael
Barbados. Ministry of Health. National Nutrition Center
28 p.

The aims of these guidelines are: To provide clear, evidence-based information about the relationship between good nutrition, physical activity and its impact on the health and development of children and young people. To provide nutrient-based standards, which can be used to develop suitable menus so that healthy food and drinks can be offered in schools. To encourage schools to develop and implement food policies which promote healthy eating throughout the school. To act as a resource document for health professionals and policy makers.

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