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Sep 30, 2011

Nutrition Awareness Campaigns and Tips for Every Month!

As we come to then end of September, here's a recap of the food and health awareness campaigns from the past month. Here's some learning materials, tips and resources for Food Safety Month, Whole Grains Month, Family Day- Family Dinners, and Hunger Mon...
Sep 28, 2011

New Resources for Parents of Overweight Children- Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

This post shares some helpful information, resources and tools for parents concerned about their child's weight from our website, and latest news about the organizations and initiatives to help support parents and prevent childhood obesity. Plus, infor...
Sep 26, 2011

Tips for Family Day- A Day for Enjoying Family Dinner

Today is CASA Family Day!  A Day to Eat Dinner with Your ChildrenTM We are sharing some of our favorite links to make it easier for busy families to celebrate and enjoy family day and have a fun dinner together!Sometimes I am asked, what is the one mos...
Sep 23, 2011

Celebrate Worldwide Day of Play and Family Dinner Day!

Why Play? | Fun Play Ideas | Why Family Dinner? | Family Dinner Day Tips |There are some fun events coming up this week for families and kids! Saturday is Worldwide Day of Play and Monday is Family Day , a day to enjoy family dinner together!Learn mor...
Sep 19, 2011

Celebrate family day with a commitment to family dinners

September 26 is National Family Day.  One of the best ways to celebrate it is to make family dinners a daily event. You are teaching your children some important healthy habits at a younger age.  Family time is so important and there are many studies ...
Sep 16, 2011

USDA key monthly message make half your plate fruits and vegetables

Keep kids focused on adding more fruits and vegetables to their plate.Benefits of fruits and vegetables Fruits and vegetables are very high in a number of nutrients that most kids do not get enough of.—vitamins A, C and K, potassium, fiber and magnes...
Sep 14, 2011

Football tailgate parties - avoid food safety penalties for a winning meal

Football season is here and many families (including mine) will take part in some fun tailgating parties.One of the challenges in tailgating party that goes for several hours is food safety.  Here are some Referee Tips to keep your food free from bacte...
Sep 07, 2011

guide to healthy foods for a healthier child

This month is national childhood obesity awareness month and there is a lot of focus on how to help overweight children.  But the fact is that most of our children, over 85% don't eat the recommended amounts of healthy foods like fruits and vegetables ...
Sep 02, 2011

Fun Healthy Tips Calendar Printable for September

Here's our 'Healthy Tip a Day' for September! Print your PDF in English or Spanish a fun way way to teach kids about healthy eating and being active, and a great reminder for the whole family to take healthy steps and improve daily nutrition! ...
Aug 22, 2011

Fun Nutrition Education Tools for Teaching Kids About Eating Healthy Food

Quick links to printables and online resources for parents and teachers- tools to help children get ready for a healthy new school year!Online kids’ nutrition games and lesson plans- each game has a lesson plan for teachers or parentsOur nutrition educ...
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