What is Nourish Me?
Nourish me is an animated program made up of short engaging videos, designed to teach children the importance of good nutrition and its impact on health.
Who has created Nourish Me?
The program is designed by qualified nutritionists based on current research.
Why do we need it in schools?
The implementation of Nourish Me's nutritition program will allow schools to fulfil their vital role in the future health and wellbeing of communities. Children learn and absorb information better from teachers, increasing the program's efficacy.
Why primary schools?
What makes it easy to implement?
How much time does it need?
The program is a series of short 4-6 minute videos that can be played at any time during the school day.
Why do children need nutrition education?
One in four (25%) children and adolescents aged 2–17 were overweight or obese in 2017–18. Obesity is one of a multitude of public health issues in Australia. An awareness of good eating habits will encourage children to make better food choices, having a significant impact on the prevention of lifestyle related diseases.
What will children achieve from the program?
By implementing the program, schools can empower children in making educated and conscious decisions regarding their food choices as they become more independent.