Content tagged "nutrition education"

Eat It Up: Afterschool Program Resources

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 17, 2017

Afterschool hours can provide an opportunity to work with young people in a more informal setting than during the school day. Educators and afterschool...

Eat, Play, Love—Raising Healthy Eaters

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 17, 2017

During this 60-minute webinar, speakers provide “real world” answers to the following questions:Articles to support the webinar Eat Play Love on Raising...

From Potato Chips to Mini Meals: Optimizing Nutrient Quality of Snacks

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 17, 2017

With snacking on the rise across all ages and demographics, it’s time we take our mini meals seriously. The average American consumes about one-quarter of...

As a Parent, How Can You Help With A School Health Fair?

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 14, 2017

Overall health is very important to many parents. Most want what’s best for their child, and it all starts with health!  Many schools already have health...

Foodie U: Mindful Eating for Families

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: October 16, 2017

Foodie U: Mindful Eating for Families was developed as part of the Foodie U project at California State University, Chico. Mindful eating refers to paying...

Cooking with Kids: Opportunities for Partnerships

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: October 16, 2017

From learning lifelong skills to improving diet to fostering a sense of responsibility and accomplishment, the benefits of cooking with children are...

Taking Dairy Lessons into the Classroom

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 16, 2017

Many students think milk comes from the grocery store, they don’t realize the journey it travels before it gets there.  The Dairy Council of Florida has...

Choose Health: Food, Fun, and Fitness (CHFFF) and Choose Health Action Teens (CHAT): Research-Based Resources for Youth Educators

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: December 23, 2016

What are they? Housed in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University, Food and Nutrition Education in Communities programs include...

Curriculum Review: Accompanying Resource for Middle School Children In Defense of Food PBS Documentary

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: December 23, 2016

In Defense of Food is a project of Kikim Media, LLC. The centerpiece of the project is a two-hour PBS documentary. It also includes a web site...

Professional Development Opportunities through 4-H

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 06, 2016

Summertime provides wonderful opportunities to enjoy a relaxing break, family vacations, barbecues with friends, and long lazy days.  Summertime is also a...

Food, Fun, and Education: How to Include Healthy Foods in Classroom Games

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Education is getting more complex for the teachers, yet the need for healthy lifestyle choices is constantly growing. Everyone loves a good game, whether...

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