22nd Old Boys 

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22nd Old Boys

Football Club

Healthy Eating Policy

Policy Statement:

• Recognizes that healthy eating is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, and provides us with energy to live, learn and play

• Is committed to creating an environment that supports healthy eating.


Policy Goal:

To promote healthy eating behaviours by creating supportive nutrition environments.


Policy Objective:

To ensure that members of the are provided with healthy team snacks (when offered) during practices and games.


Guiding Principles:

Coaches have the responsibility to:

• Ensure that all team members and parents/guardians are made aware of this policy

• Support and contribute to the implementation of this policy

• Manage the review of this policy.

Parents/guardians are encouraged to:

• Provide healthy team snacks (when offered) during practices and games

• Seek clarification from coaches where required

• Support awareness of this policy among fellow parents.


Snack Ideas:

• Fresh cut veggies (carrots, cucumber, celery) and stringed or cut up cheese

• Unsweetened applesauce pouches or cups

• Fresh cut fruit (watermelon, oranges, apples, bananas, grapes, cherries, apricots)

• Canned peaches or fruit cups (packed in juice)

• Homemade peanut-free trail mix: dried fruit mixed with whole grain cereal

• Whole grain granola bars

• Stringed or cut up cheese and whole grain crackers or mini whole grain pitas

• Frozen yogurt tubes

• Encourage drinking water before, during and after physical activity.


Communication

• All parents/guardians will receive a copy of this policy when enrolling their player

• New members will be informed of this policy.


Review

• This policy will be reviewed at the start of each year/season.