About Us

Nutrition Ignition! is a comprehensive school-based healthy eating and physical activity program for school aged children and their families.

Nutrition Ignition! was designed by researchers at Brescia University College and Western University to be a sustainable and integrated program in elementary schools. Through a variety of activities and partnerships, we aim to not only teach and support children in a healthy lifestyle but to engage parents and families in this learning and support as well.


  • To improve children’s and families’ knowledge and awareness about healthy eating and fun, physical activity and
  • To provide supports that will make healthy eating and physical activity an easy choice for children and families, everyday.