Menu planning checklist for long day care

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The Menu planning checklist assists in planning and reviewing menus for long day care settings.

Download the Menu planning checklist to start planning menus with healthy food and drink options that meet Menu planning guidelines for long day care.

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This checklist has been developed to help you plan and assess your menu against the requirements of the menu planning guidelines for long day care. The guidelines assist your long day care centre to plan a nutritious and balanced menu for 1–5 year old children and specify the minimum number of children’s serves from each food group

Learn more about the Menu planning guidelines by following the link below.

For more information please phone 1300 22 52 88 or email heas@nutritionaustralia.org.au

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Written and reviewed by dietitians and nutritionists at Nutrition Australia, with support from the Victorian Government.

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