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May 02, 2011

Nourish Interactive shows appreciation on National Teachers Day

Tomorrow is National Teacher Day. We at Nourish Interactive just want to share our appreciation for all their hard work and commitment to helping our children. We appreciate all your efforts to bring nutrition into the classroom through crea...
Apr 22, 2011

YMCA survey represents opportunity for parents to promote healthy choices during online family time

Recently, the YMCA conducted a survey of more than 1,600 parents with children between the ages of 5 and 10.  The objective was to learn what the barriers to healthier living and physical activity were for today’s families.They learned that :1.  Parent...
Mar 09, 2011

Nourish Interactive thanks Dietitians for all their work with kids

Today is National Dietitians Day. We want to say "Thank you" and express our appreciation to all the work dietitians do every day. A special thanks to our own Dietitians and Twitter friends who have worked so passionately to make nutrition a fu...
Mar 02, 2011

National Nutrition Month- New Nutrition Grants to Improve Health of America's Children

Information about USDA Nutrition Grants & Let's Move A great start to National Nutrition Month March is National Nutrition Month® - a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the American Dietetic Association. The campaign ...
Feb 28, 2011

Teaching kids about balancing calories and physical activity- Facts, games and resources

Fun online nutrition tools and games for children -featured topic: CaloriesWhat are Calories | Helpful Resources | Teaching About Calories |  Activities for at Home | Calories Game ScreenshotsBeing Active and Calories is one of the nutrition topics in ...
Feb 16, 2011

Interactive online tools teach kids about eating healthy

Did you know that our online interactive nutrition tools can be used at home or school? And they are free! We have learning tools designed for kids with matching tools for parents. Created by a Registered Nurse and Dietitians, it's a fun learnin...
Feb 07, 2011

Food to Reduce- key message of new food guidelines- fun ideas for families

Let's take a look at the final key message that the USDA wants families to focus on: Key Message #3:  Foods to Reduce 'Lower your sodium (salt) intake..  Compare sodium in foods like soup, bread, and frozen meals and choose the foods with the lowe...
Feb 02, 2011

Balance calories, a key message in new food guidelines- what it means to your family

Let's take a look at the first message that the USDA wants us to focus on:Key Message #1  Balancing Calories Enjoy your food, but eat less Avoid oversized portions Concept:Calorie balance is the key to preventing weight gain.  Weight gain comes fro...
Jan 31, 2011

New 2010 Food Guidelines Released - key messages to promote healthier eating

Today was a big day with the release of the new 2010 USDA food guidelines.   Every five years the USDA releases and updated version of the Food Guidelines designed to help us eat healthy so that we can avoid heart disease, diabetes and obesity.Here are...
Jan 26, 2011

Nourish Interactive blog listed as top 50 best parent blogs

We are excited to share that our blog has been listed in the 50 Best Blogs for Healthy Parenting We are proud to be featured among other great blogs that are dedicated to helping parents. We know that parents are busy with so many demand...
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