Kids, MyPlate

It can be tough to teach kids about the importance of nutrition, especially when the material is on the dry side. Yet eating well is hugely important for children, especially as they grow and play. Instead of staying up all night trying to find a fresh take on...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

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

We're cracking the vault once again, allowing you a sneak peek into some of the best content from our comprehensive member library. Why would we do this? Well, June is Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, and we're dying to celebrate!
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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 healthful foods around, such as fresh ... Healthier Snack Promotion
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Here is what other CFFH subscribers are doing to combat fad diets and promote good nutrition messages during National Nutrition Month and the year: • Feature a special food item in the hospital cafeteria each day of the week to coincide with part of the MyPlate. • The Shoshone-Bannock...
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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...