Resources: Nutrition

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The First Lady’s “Let’s Move” Nutrition and Physical Activity Toolkit for Parents

I am so excited and proud to direct you to the First Lady’s Let’s Move website www.LetsMove.gov where you can benefit from all the great tools just released for… [Read More]

Bring Back Family Dinners and Start Reaping the Benefits

Do you know that if families gathered for a meal every day, like we do on Thanksgiving Day, we would feel more bonded; our children would be good readers; and o… [Read More]

Survey Says: Parents Are Ready to Create Healthier Learning Environments For Their Kids

An online survey of parents of children in grades K-12 revealed what we (parents), already knew.  Parents nearly unanimously agree that schools should provide m… [Read More]

Videos for Parents: Healthy Kids Snacks – Helping You Shop & Prepare Healthy Snacks

Parent Action for Healthy Kids and the Michigan Department of Education have made important videos for parents. View video: Healthy Kids Snacks – Helping You Sh… [Read More]

A good reason to shut off the TV and get the kids outside

Children and teens are seeing fewer television advertisements for fruit drinks, regular soda and sweets such as candy, cookies and pastries, according to a stud… [Read More]

Simple Steps to Help Your Family Eat Healthy and Move More

Visit the First Lady’s Let’s Move website and benefit from all of the great tools just released for parents www.LetsMove.gov. The tools recognize that parents a… [Read More]

Videos for Parents: Healthy Kids Snacks

Parent Action for Healthy Kids worked with the Michigan Department of Education to bring you a series of important videos. Healthy Kids Snacks – Helping parents… [Read More]

Videos for Parents: Role Modeling for Healthy Eating

Parent Action for Healthy Kids worked with the Michigan Department of Education to bring you these important videos. Role Modeling for Healthy Eating – Parents… [Read More]

Videos for Parents: Selecting Healthy Choices From the School Menu

Parent Action for Healthy Kids worked with the Michigan Department of Education to bring you these important videos. Selecting Healthy Choices From the School M… [Read More]

Is your family up for the 100 days of eating right challenge?

North Carolina family takes the 100 days of eating right challenge. After reading “In Defense of Food” by Michael Pollan, Lisa Leake realized all the junk she w… [Read More]

Wonder how much sugar your family is getting from foods and beverages?

This web site gives good information and a great visual of the amount of sugar in our foods and beverages.  Eliminating a couple of the highest sugar items from… [Read More]

Connecting the Dots So That All Children and Youth Will Be Fit and Ready To Learn

Coordinated School Health Program (CSHP) According to the Centers for Disease Control about two-thirds of all deaths in the United States and a large number of… [Read More]