Kids, MyPlate

MyPlate turns 4 today -- how exciting! To celebrate, I want to offer you a free MyPlate book. My team and I have been working feverishly on a brand-new MyPlate book for health educators. It's got 10 chapters, complete with leader guides and handouts, and it's all for you,...

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!

With these incredible kits and resources, all you have to do is place your order, then sit back and wait for your materials to arrive.
Food and Health

Judy Doherty takes a look at the research about family meals.

There are big changes coming to school lunches near you, but don’t worry! We’re here to help. We’ve put together a breakdown of everything that you need to know about the new face of school lunch. Out with the Old Foods that do not promote good health are going to be restricted. That means... No ... School Lunches: What’s New?

Packing a lunch can be great for your health! Choosing and preparing exactly what you want to eat gives you more control over calorie and nutrient content than you would have in a restaurant or when eating packaged foods. So how can you pack a healthful and satisfying lunch...

The Food and Drug Administration has a new educational program to help kids read the nutrition facts panel so they can be more involved in making better food choices. We thought this to be a very good basic plan for food label reading that can be used for kids...