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• Have children make a shopping list. Older children can plan a meal, then make a list. Younger children can be encouraged to list a few of their favorite healthy foods. • Take a trip to the local farmer’s market to pick out fresh produce. The nicest thing about...
 
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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...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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Popular advice for parents from professionals includes offering healthy choices and allowing kids to choose what and how much. This is good but if you really want to increase a kid’s likelihood of eating fruits and vegetables, get him or her involved in shopping and preparing the food. Here are some fun ideas and tips ... Kids Cook
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Sometimes you have to think out of the box to get fast-paced older kids to eat healthier. Here are some tips that are working for time-pressed moms: - Dinner ready now - when kids get home from school they are famished. Why not have last night’s dinner leftovers ready for them to heat and eat ... No Battles Better Eating
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This works great with field trips where the students may not have any experience, such as a farm or farmer’s market. The students will write down predictions they have about what they will see or perhaps what is for sale at the market. During the field trips they will...