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The Importance of Healthy Eating for Children and How Lilly's Little Lunchbox Can Help

Schools play a pivotal role in shaping children's health behaviours and promoting wellness within the community. With approximately 80% of Australian children spending the majority of their waking hours in school, according to the Australian Health Policy Collaboration, it is clear that schools are an ideal setting for implementing interventions that promote healthy eating and physical activity.

Food educators and tuckshop convenors are doing a tremendous job ensuring their students receive the nutrition they deserve. However, we recognize that these roles often come with significant challenges, including limited resources and support. This is where Lilly's Little Lunchbox steps in, partnering with schools and daycares to implement initiatives that support children's health and well-being.

Healthy eating is crucial for children's growth and development. Proper nutrition helps to improve cognitive function, boost energy levels, and support overall physical health. When children consume balanced meals throughout the day, they are better equipped to concentrate in class, participate actively in physical activities, and develop lifelong healthy habits.

Lilly's Little Lunchbox understands the importance of providing nutritious meals to children and aims to make this task easier for schools, parents and carers. By offering a range of healthy meal options, we ensure that children receive the essential nutrients they need to thrive. Our collaboration with schools and daycares helps to alleviate the burden on food educators and tuckshop convenors, providing them with the resources and support necessary to promote healthy eating habits effectively.

Our mutual goal is to foster an environment where children can flourish both academically and physically. By prioritizing healthy eating, we contribute to the overall well-being of the community, setting the foundation for a healthier future generation. Lilly's Little Lunchbox is committed to making a positive impact on children's health by working hand-in-hand with schools to create a supportive and nourishing environment.

The role of schools in promoting healthy eating and physical activity is indispensable. With the support of initiatives like ours, we can ensure that children receive the nutrition they need to succeed. Together, we can make a difference in children's lives, fostering a healthier, happier community.

If you would like to find out more about how we can support your school or daycare email us at

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