Back to Breakfast
Many will agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The importance becomes even more apparent for those engaged in daily learning.
At Grey Bruce Eat and Learn, the benefits of offering student nutrition programs in Bluewater District School Board schools have been observed firsthand. Better attendance rates, less aggressive behaviours and more on-task time are a few of the positive outcomes we hear about in Bluewater schools when students arriving hungry at school are offered a healthy morning meal.
Some new results from a study, the first of its kind in Canada, proves the benefits of eating breakfast in relation to positive education outcomes. If we nourish children, they will do better in core subjects such as reading, math and science.
Click here to read a recent Toronto Star article on the effects of a nutritious breakfast on grades and graduation rates.