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Caryn Alter, MS, RD used this program for her community and over 500 pounds were lost during the program. Title Community Obesity Program Intro The staff of the Health Awareness Center, the community health division of CentraState Hospital, initiated a community-wide intervention for obesity. The initiative was done in...
 
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Cathy Fitzgerald, MS, RD, and the MFit nutrition staff at the University of Michigan Health System would like to share some activity ideas that they have done with small groups of up to 30 people. Choosing Healthier Snacks This activity focuses on making healthier choices when there aren't really...
 
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Here are ideas from one reader to help college students eat more healthfully while on campus. Here at Iowa State UniHere at Iowa State University, we have contracted with Dr. James Painter, Chair of the Dept of Family and Consumer Affairs, to speak on March 1, on campus for a free lecture to a student ... Munchy Mondays
 
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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...
 
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Shauna Schultz, RD, plays games to keep kids interested in nutrition and health education. 1. Set up different stations for children to participate in, making sure each activity is age appropriate. Station ideas include melon dumbells, apple toss and broccoli forest (obstacle course), carrot javelin throw and a rainbow...