Wellness Policies on Physical Activity and Nutrition
Brewer-Porch children’s Center (BPCC) is committed to providing an environment that promotes and protects clients’ health, well-being, and ability to learn by supporting healthy eating and physical activity. Therefore, it is the policy of Brewer-Porch Children’s Center that:
- BPCC will engage clients, health personnel, qualified food service professionals, and other community stakeholders in developing, implementing, monitoring, and reviewing center nutrition and physical policies.
- All clients served at BPCC will have opportunities, support, and encouragement to be physically active on a regular basis.
- Foods and beverages served at BPCC will meet the nutritional recommendations of the U. S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans. No foods and beverages will be sold to clients.
- Nutrition professionals will provide clients with access to a variety of affordable, nutritious, and appealing foods that meet their health and nutrition needs; will accommodate the religious, ethic, and cultural diversity of the population in meal planning; and will provide a clean, safe, and pleasant environment with adequate time for clients to eat.
- To the maximum extent practicable, the facilities will participate in available federal school meal programs.
- Facilities will provide nutrition education and physical education to foster lifelong habits of healthy eating and physical activity, and will establish links between health education, school meal programs, and related community services.
Amirah Muhammad, Food Service Liaison