6% of packed lunches
for primary school children met tough nutritional standards set for their classmates eating in the school canteen, Health news reported.
ONE in five children is leaving primary school obese and it could be partly down to unhealthy packed lunches
Between 52% and 60% of the packed lunches
contained too many sweet and savoury snacks, while 46% included sugary drinks.
THE Government is being urged to put packed lunches
at the heart of its childhood obesity agenda after a study found that only 1.
LET'S face it - making packed lunches
can be a real pain, and with so many price promotions on foods high in fat, sugar and salt in handy lunchbox-size packaging, it is no wonder they are what we often resort to.
5 billion packed lunches
eaten every year in the UK, this just isn't the case.
Ross said that she would come into the kitchen and check their packed lunches
before they went on hunting or fishing trips.
Helen Love We have no choice but packed lunches
- no lunches in primary grades supplied or available.
MPS HAVE SAID THAT THERE SHOULD BE OFFICIAL GUIDELINES SETTING OUT WHAT SORT OF FOOD PARENTS SHOULD INCLUDE IN THEIR CHILD'S PACKED LUNCHES
It means 183,575 youngsters aged four to seven in the region are tucking into free food - saving each family on average PS400 a year on the price of providing packed lunches
Even if you can't afford to buy higher welfare such as Freedom Food for your kids' packed lunches
all the time, why not buy them when they're on special offer?
The Department for Education's new School Food Plan proposes replacing packed lunches
with nutritious school canteen food.