If you don’t have the kids at school right now, it can be hard to find the inspiration to pack a Yumbox for them. “What’s the point?” we hear you say. Nutritionist Rick Hay says there are a number of benefits.
Importantly, Rick says that food has a huge role to play in our immune health, which is particularly important right now.
“Children prime their immunity by having their bodies exposed to germs and viruses, but that doesn’t mean we can’t help to boost it,” says Rick. “There are healthy habits you can adopt that will help your children build a strong immune system, and nutrition – particularly eating more fruits and vegetables – is a key factor.”
But beyond immunity, why should you make the effort to pack lunch even though the whole family is at home? Here are five years why. Continue here