Meat is a great source of good protein and minerals such as iron – preventing anemia and oxygenating the body – and phosphorus – important for strong teeth and bones. Vitamins A and E found in beef are crucial for vision development, good cell regeneration and liver, while B6 and B12 are extremely important for the nervous system.
Tomatoes help the absorption of iron. The form of a sauce is better than that of fresh tomatoes – this increases the amount of the precious lycopene which strengthens the heart, builds the skin’s resistance to UVA and UVB radiation, and supports cognitive processes – exactly what you need in a healthy school meal!
Most vegetables consist of water. They perfectly hydrate the body – a very important factor in a country like Malta. Fresh seasonal fruits are full of vitamins C, K and fiber, improving the functioning of the child’s intestines.
Fresh seasonal fruits are full of vitamins C, K, and fiber, improving the functioning of the child’s intestines.