Indiana University Health Healthy eating and school lunches

Dr. Kristen Davis Skaggs explains why eating a healthy lunch so important and also explains the benefits of packing school lunches while offering up tips for packing healthy lunches.

 

  • Food gives us our energy
  • Eating a nutrient-packed lunch helps us stay full and energized throughout the day.
  • Food plays a key role in balancing mood and concentration

Bottom Line:

  • A nutritious lunch keeps us energized and should never be skipped
  • Packing your own school lunches helps maintain healthy eating habits
  • Getting your children involved in packing their lunch may get them more excited about eating healthy

 

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