Sing these fun songs to get everyone excited about using more fruits and vegetables. Or use them in a voice message. (To the tune of “Everything’s Coming up Roses”) By Anne R. Goodman, MS, RD You’ll be swell You’ll be great Heap those veggies up high on your plate...
 
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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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Recently, there has been a trend of putting young, overweight children on diets meant for adults. Diets are not meant for children. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends that children who are classified as overweight or obese maintain their current weight and only attempt to lose weight through calorie restriction if other risk factors for disease are present.
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I recently began teaching an advanced pastry class for the culinary art students at Johnson and Wales Denver (JWU). I am totally loving it, but the topic and group posed a few new challenges to my usual cooking demonstration approach...
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The nose is a powerful sensory receptor – we couldn't taste without it. It's never too early to explore aromatic herbs and spices with kids. Here's a fun scent experiment to do with children. Explore the sense of smell by setting out small bowls of herbs and spices on...