The Healthy Lunchbox Formula

by | Jan 30, 2019 | Back to School/Work, Child Health, Fussy Eating, Parenting

Stefanie Valakas, Dietitian, Baulkham Hills NSW

29th January 2019

It’s back to school season, which means parents are stumped as to what to put into their children’s lunchbox again! With almost 30% of a child’s intake across the day being eaten at school, what goes in your child’s lunchbox can certainly make a difference to their health and their learning.

As a children’s dietitian, I get the question “what do I put in my kid’s lunchbox?” regularly and I help parents utilise this simple healthy lunchbox formula to nourish their child’s body and brain for a day of learning, activity and fun!

Of course, you adjust this according to your child’s dietary needs, preferences, appetite, growth needs and activity levels.

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stefanie valakas

Dietitian, Baulkham Hills NSW

Stefanie has a strong interest and passion for paediatric nutrition, with a focus on creating positive behaviours and habits around food from childhood leading to a positive relationship with food in adulthood. Stefanie also has an interest in general nutrition support across the ages and works with a wide range of nutritional concerns, assisting individuals and families to navigate the confusing world of nutrition successfully.