Kids

Gardens are great, and now is the time to get planting! In this post, you'll find five reasons to grow a garden, along with suggestions for what to grow and how to grow it!
 

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!
 
Cooking, Kids

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new blog that is designed to help families cook together and put better food on their tables -- all with less time and money. The Chef’s Tips for Healthy Family Cooking Blog is online at NutritionEducationStore.com, and will feature the work of chefs, dietitians, and home economists who team up to write articles, provide shopping lists, and offer great ideas for cooking with kids.
Kids

Strict School Snack Laws Linked to Healthy Weight A study published in Pediatrics indicates that strict laws regulating the presence of healthful foods in schools may be connected to healthier weight in children. The study explored the effect of strict laws that regulate so called “competitive” foods sold outside of the regular meal program -- ... Strict School Snack Laws Linked to Healthy Weight
Cooking

Hollis Bass, MEd, RD, came up with a great idea for kids that has spurned a new product set. We wanted to share it here for members so they could use it for class ideas, too! 8 Applications of Health – Most kids know what an “App” is -...
Kids

The most surefire way to a better appetite is to burn more calories - run, walk, play - limit screen time.