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The following activity ideas are excerpted from the new book, MyPlate for Everyone, which is coming soon from Food and Health Communications!
 

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.
 
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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 are we taking to eat better ... Take A Vacation Class
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June Alpert Jacobs, MS, RD, is a dietitian in private practice in New York who has a clever 4 class seminar for her clients. She sent the titles to us by email and we thought the idea of these four one-hour classes, along with their titles, was a good idea and she agreed to let ... Presentation Ideas: 4 Class Seminar
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The handout Calorie Density: Choose to Lose presents an excellent opportunity to teach the concept of calorie density to individuals. A great visual would be to show 2 clear plastic bowls for a meal comparison between salad and a burger and fries. Fill one bowl with a tossed salad...
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When presenting a program on healthy snacks for kids, Lisa Graves, MS, RD, Consumer and Family Sciences Educator, Purdue Extension, asks the caregiver or parent to devote a section of a recipe box to each child in the family. “Work with the children to fill recipe cards with healthier...