Resources – Nutrition Guidelines

To assist Student Nutrition Program (SNP) volunteers with making proper nutritional food choices for their programs.

Resources Description Content
Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) – SNP Nutrition Guidelines (2016) Revised!

MCYS – SNP Nutrition Guidelines 2016 – Pocket Guide

A comprehensive resource provided by the Ontario Ministry to help with food sourcing and purchasing

A handy resource guide for student nutrition program coordinators and shoppers.



SNP – A Guide To Choosing Foods To Serve (2014) A Guide To Choosing Foods To Serve Download
Nutrition Standards for Student Nutrition Programs (2012) A resource developed by the Brant County Health Unit that lists examples of food items that meet the MCYS guidelines and comply with PPM150. Download
Tips To Promote Your Student Nutrition Program Tips and ideas on making your program a welcoming place for all students. Download
Food Label Reading Brant County Health Unit Guide to reading labels Download
Eating Well With Canada’s Food Guide Follow the link to Health Canada’s Food Guide to making wise food choices. Link