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Nov 15, 2013

WIC changes gets parents buying healthier dairy choices

Great news! New study is finding that WIC (women, infants and children) households are buying fewer full fat dairy products. This study, conducted by Yale Rudd Center for Food and Policy, looked at familes over a two-year period. They looked a...
Oct 25, 2013

Biggest Loser Features Lindsey, Child Ambassador And Her New Lifestyle

I was so glad to see that The Biggest Loser will be bringing back their three kid ambassadors throughout this season. This week, they featured, Lindsay, a 14 year old. She shared with us how happy and outgoing she is now that she is living a healt...
Oct 24, 2013

National Food Day Resources For School

Just wanted to wish everyone a happy and healthy Food Day! Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Check out the Guide for Schools for ideas on how to participate: ...
Oct 02, 2013

Farm Animals Day Reminds Kids About Farm To Table Concepts

When we talk to kids about farm to table, we usually focus on the topic of food. Where does food actually come from, (not the grocery store!) and the process of growing food and how it actually gets in front of a child. But we don't always talk...
Sep 30, 2013

Lactose Intolerance kids may still enjoy foods high in calcium and vitamin D

In just a few minutes there will be a twitter chat to discuss lactose intolerant tips. Hosts: Cooking with Caitlin via @CookingwCaitlin, presented in partnership with @NtlDairyCouncil Moderator: @FoodiesNiteIn When: Monday, September 30 ...
Sep 02, 2013

Back To School Free Webinars - Promote School Wellness for Parents and Children

Do not miss these free Back to School webinars sponsored by Action for Healthy Kids alliance. Sept 18, 2013, 2:00 pm ET; 1:00 pm CT; 12:00 noon MT; 11:00 am PT (60 minutes) Making the Case for School Wellness | AFHK Parent Leadership Series ...
Aug 21, 2013

New study shows links lunch and tv to childhood obesity

A new study is being released in the September issue of Pediatrics*. This study highlights a possible link between childhood obesity in middle school age children and school lunch food choices watching 2 or more hours of TV a d...
Aug 19, 2013

Back-to-school tip: Add some water to the lunchbox

Back to School Pledge For Kids Kids drink too many sugary drinks for lunch and as an afterschool snack. This school year make the pledge to help kids substitute one sugary drink for water. Pledge to promote water to ...
Aug 16, 2013

Michelle Obama Tackles Childhood Obesity With New Rap Album

Michelle Obama is reaching out to children with her message to eat healthier and be more active. She has reached children through video games, Sesame Street characters and TV appearances on popular talk shows. Well now she is reaching out the r...
Jul 22, 2013

USDA standing up for healthy snacks for school children

USDA Smart Snacks: a picture is worth a thousand words. This infographic gives a nice quick overview of before and after approved snacks. Kids still have variety and choices but lower calories and less fat.
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