Ontario’s Healthy Kids Panel Report, “No Time To Wait”, is out and the statistics are staggering.
Did you know that…
almost 1 in every 3 children in Ontario is now at an unhealthy weight?
Childhood overweight and obesity are undermining children’s health and threatening the sustainability of our healthcare system. In 2009, obesity cost the Ontario healthcare system $4.5 billion dollars (The Health and Fitness Journal of Canada, 2011). If nothing is done, the current generation of children will develop chronic illnesses much younger and be more affected as they age.
Read the full report, Healthy Kids Panel.
Welcome to Brant Food For Thought, a non-profit organization that facilitates and supports student nutrition programs in the elementary and secondary schools in Brantford and in the County of Brant.
We help contribute to a child’s ability to learn by providing equitable access to healthy breakfasts, meals and snacks. Brant Food For Thought is investing in our children and youth today, for a healthy and vibrant community tomorrow.