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Healty Eating Made Easier

Healthy eating for kids is important and impacts overall well being. Children feel better if they eat a balanced diet that includes many foods from the five food groups. 

Eating a balanced breakfast, either at home or at school, is a good place to start. Learn the simple steps to better breakfasts through this breakfast video  and online breakfast planning tool.

Eating healthier snacks at home and school is another way to eat better. Learn the simple steps to healthier snacking by watching this snacking video and using this snacking planner


Parent Nutrition Education

Parents are the most important influence in their children’s lives – and that includes food and physical activity choices. As a parent, you can listen to the 20-minute presentations on each topic below, or as a nutrition educator, you can use the presentations and supplemental resources (program outline, handouts, script and more) to answer the most common nutrition questions that parents ask. Most resources are available in English and Spanish.

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