Content tagged "develop healthy eating dialogues"

Three New Reports from the Tisch Food Center Reveal the State of Nutrition Education in New York, Including an In-depth Study of NYC Schools

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 01, 2018

 EMPOWERED EATERS REPORTS:Many school-based nutrition education programs receive government funding or support. To fully understand how nutrition education...

Hip Hop to Health: An Interactive Approach to Health for Preschool Aged Children

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 30, 2018

 Hip Hop to Health Jr. is an evidence-based program created by Marian Fitzgibbon, Dr. Melinda Stolley and revised by Dr. Angela Odoms-Young and Lara...

Let's Eat! A Guide to Engaging Students in Smarter Lunchrooms

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 29, 2018

Let’s Eat! Engaging Students in Smarter Lunchrooms is a guide to involving middle and high school students in making their own decisions towards healthful...

The Benefits of Monday Family Dinners – How Bringing "Kids Cook Monday" to your School/Community may Lead to Healthier Outcomes

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 21, 2018

 Presented by:Nara Sandberg, Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator, The Monday Campaigns/The Kids Cook MondayCherry Dumaual, PR & Partnerships Director, The...

How Monday Family Dinners Can Enhance Learning, Quality Family Time and Lead to Healthier Outcomes

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 08, 2018

Parents and families today are tasked with numerous responsibilities: working and/or caring for children full-time, afterschool activities, homework help,...

Project BreakFAST Webinar: Increasing School Breakfast Participation among High School Students

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 28, 2018

 Breakfast is often considered the most important meal of the day but many teenagers skip it. In this webinar you will learn about the evidenced-based...

Connecting Farm to School, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education, and Smarter Lunchrooms

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 19, 2018

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Jefferson County, Eat Smart New York (ESNY) and Watertown City School District partnered to provide monthly nutrition...

Backpack Giving for Healthier Living

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 19, 2018

In the United States, hunger and food insecurity continue to be a persistent problem - 41.2 million people lived in food-insecure households in 2016, 6.5...

Assessment Tools for School Food Programs and Environments

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 15, 2018

Assessment is the first step in identifying opportunities for improvement and starting a planning process for making schools even healthier. This page...

Food Trucks: Increasing Participation in School Lunch Programs

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 07, 2018

Food trucks, as a delivery method for school meals, have seen a rise in popularity in recent years.  While the concept in some districts initially began in...

Preordering in School Meal Programs: A Method for Nudging Healthy Food Choices

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 07, 2018

When students enter the lunch line, they can be overwhelmed with choices and aromas and make impulsive selections in the “heat of the moment.” This is...

Develop Healthy Eating Dialogues: Content Group Profile

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 18, 2018

Development of this content area is led by:Alisha Gaines, Cornell University and Amanda Root, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Jefferson County 

School Gardens May Increase Kid’s Vegetable Consumption

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: December 14, 2017

Kids can be reluctant to try vegetables, and it can be a challenge to get them to eat the recommended number of servings in a day. School gardening programs...

Tips for Beginning School and Family Gardens on a Budget

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 17, 2017

Building and maintaining a garden can seem like an expensive project, but with some careful planning, it doesn’t have to cost much at all. Whether you work...

The Free Team Nutrition Popular Events Booklet: Supporting Nutrition and Physical Activity Efforts in Your School

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 17, 2017

Schools across the nation are reinforcing messages behind federal guidelines for school food and school wellness in creative ways, increasing the likelihood...

Tips for Engaging Kids with Gardening

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 17, 2017

School and home gardening is a great way to get kids to try new fruits and vegetables and learning about sustainable practices to grow them. It’s a fantastic...

Love of Eating. Fear of Food. How to Empower Consumers in an Age of Mistrust

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 17, 2017

As the world is increasingly connected with nutrition information – and misinformation, it is important to provide balance and perspective through meaningful...

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...

5 Benefits of Getting Involved with Schools: for Health Professionals

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 16, 2017

Health professionals are busy people.  With everything they have to do already, many ask: why should I get involved with one more thing?  Getting involved...

Wellness Beyond the Lunchroom: How to Advocate for Wellness within the Whole School Environment

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 16, 2017

Providing delicious and nutritious foods in the lunchroom is a huge step in creating a healthy environment for students. Maintaining healthy behaviors in...

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...

From Pho to Burritos: Highlighting Doug Davis, Director of Food Services for Burlington Public Schools

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 18, 2017

With a background in the hotel and restaurant industry, and more than twenty years of work in child nutrition under his belt, it’s no surprise that Food...

Daily Water Recommendation

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 18, 2017

Water, what is the Big Deal? Up to 60% of the adult human body is water. Everyone has heard the recommendation to drink 8 glasses of water a day, but how...

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