Good Nutrition. Do Your Kids Know What It Means?
Did you know? Obesity has doubled in kids and tripled in adolescents!
There are some things you can do:
- Lead By Example
- Focus On Colors Not Calories (Ask- How many colors did you eat today?)
- Make Cooking Fun
More Good Nutrition Resources:
Also, check out the US Department of Agriculture Family Resources:
Kids In The Kitchen,
Help your kids rock nutrition in the kitchen with a video of young cooks following a Nutrition.gov chef and registered dietitian. Includes recipes and other resources for involving kids in the kitchen.
The Importance of Family Meals,
Find strategies to eat more meals as a family and learn why eating together is important.
Fruit + Veggies Matter,
Comprehensive Web site of the Fruits & Veggies-More Matters™ health initiative, the 2007 national fruit and vegetable campaign. Includes a variety of online tools and resources such as the Mom2Mom message board, educational resources and cooking tips.
And More! ~Family Resources