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Healthy lunchboxes

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A healthy lunchbox is important to keep children fuelled for a long day of learning and play, and to support growth and development. Lunchboxes should contain about one third of a child’s food for the day. Remember to also pack a water bottle and a Crunch&Sip snack, preferably vegetables.

For a healthy lunchbox, include items from each of these key groups:

Foods to leave out of the lunchbox

These foods are not essential for good health and are best left out of the lunchbox:

  • Soft drink, cordial, flavoured waters, sports drinks and energy drinks
  • Chocolate, chocolate spread, jam, honey and lollies
  • Crisps, and similar snack items, deep fried foods, fast food
  • Store-bought biscuits, muffins, cakes, pastries, pies and sausage rolls
  • Processed meats such as salami, ham and bacon

Lunchbox safety

Keep food safe and minimise the risk of food poisoning. 

  • Keep cold food cold. Place an ice brick, frozen water bottle or frozen tub of yoghurt in the lunchbox. Pair with an insulated lunchbox or cooler bag.
  • Keep hot food hot. Use an insulated flask for soup and other hot meals.
  • Any food left in the lunchbox at the end of the day should be thrown out.
  • Wash and dry lunchboxes and water bottles each day.
  • Wash your hands before preparing food

Lunchbox inspiration

Packed with Goodness is a fantastic lunchbox resource guide for parents and carers. Download a pdf version or order your copy here.

Weigh up your lunch is a fun and interactive online game designed to help children understand what makes up a healthy lunchbox. Click here to try it out.

Watch the clip below from Nutrition Australia for more ideas.