Back to School!! Which means back to early mornings, the early morning traffic, getting uniforms ready, making lunches, and the rest of the commotion. But ensuring your children have a nutritious lunch can be stressful and hard at times, however did you know how nutritious a normal sandwich containing cheese, ham and lettuce really is?
Yes, a nutritional lunch is key for growth and development of your children and a Cheese, Ham and Lettuce Sambo will pack a nutritious one!
A Healthy Lunchbox:
- 2 Slices White Bread
- 2 tsp low fat butter
- 1 Slice of Cheese
- 3 Slices of Ham
- 25g Lettuce
-> Add 200ml of Milk and 2 Mandarins for a fully nutritious lunch.
The sandwich alone provides your child with protein (81%), fibre (14%), calcium (53%), iron (22%), folic acid (38%) among more nutrients. Percentages represent the nutrient intake of RDA of a six-year-old child.
The overall lunchbox provides your child with energy (437kcals), calcium (100%), vitamin C (100%), vitamin B1 (86%), vitamin B2 (87%), vitamin B12 (100%), vitamin A (41%), omega 3 (33%) and omega 6 (30%) of their Recommended Daily Intake of nutrients.
With the combination of all these nutrients, you will be sure to be fuelling the healthy growth, development and lifestyle of your child.