Lunch boxes & our core messages

We’ve put our heads together and come up with our 4 + 1 core messages that can help with eating well and applying them to lunch boxes.

Our final message, the +1, is about developing a positive relationship with food; overcoming hurdles to trying or accepting foods, enjoying treats and rewards that are alternatives to food. Click here to find ways to building healthy relationships with foods for children and young people. 

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VegPower have provided some lunchbox hacks, on how to add more veg to lunchboxes.

For more ideas check out our Lunchbox Lowdown resource. The portions on this are appropriate for 1 – 5 year olds. For older children and young people consider up to double the amount. 

Change 4 Life also provide some great ideas on lunch boxes.