Wellness Policy

Policy Overview — The link between good nutrition and learning is well documented. Good nutrition and improved health optimize student performance. In addition, healthy eating patterns are essential for students to achieve their full physical and mental growth, as well as lifelong health and well-being. It has been demonstrated that healthy eating reduces the risk of developing many chronic diseases in both children and adults. It is also linked to reduced risk of mortality.

Schools have a responsibility to help students and staff establish and maintain lifelong, healthy eating patterns. A Healthy School Nutrition Environment has been shown to positively influence students’ eating habits.The Elgin/New Leipzig School Dist

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