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Anne Linge, RD, CD, CDE University of Washington advises, “We emphasize changing the balance on the plate. We draw a plate, sectioning it off to be half vegetables and salad, and using the remainder for smaller amounts of protein and starch. This is an important visual to show clients...
 
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Have a fun class or bulletin board or email newsletter regarding a healthful vacation. Take a Vacation Class Play a game. Split the audience into several groups of 8 people with each one having a group leader. The theme to discuss is “We are going on vacation - what...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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Download the Nutrition Month Bingo Handout in our PDF handout Archive and play Nutrition Month Bingo. The bingo sheet is a self-recorded game card that participants use throughout the day to record good behavior. Fill out a row or the whole card and win! Participants can return their card of good behavior for a prize!... ... Nutrition Month Bingo
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Here are directions for a very clever contest that can be conducted in most cafeterias. Guess the Calories in the Cafeteria Contest – By Karen Buch RD, LDN: 1. Build 3 trays of completely different food and beverage selections. 2. Make one example with healthful choices, one example that makes less-healthful choices and one that ... Nutrition Month Contests
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This fun game gets kids moving and finding healthy foods. Place Mat Relay You need: • Lots of pictures of food • One 11-by-17 sheet of paper for each team. Draw circles representing a plate and glass on a place mat. Print the following on each: • healthful drink...