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Food Label and You

Food Label and You

Great tips and tools to help kids learn about how to make healthy choices and fuel up right!  #healthy #eating #kids #food #myplate #exercise #activity

10 Tips Nutrition Education Series information sheets from MyPlate.gov, along with recipes, videos, health eating on a budget and more!

The MyPlate logo encourages people to enjoy their food, but to just eat less. - Photo courtesy of the USDA

Using the USDA MyPlate Food Plate May Help Your Nutrition

The pyramid is out, the plate is in. What do you think of the USDA’s new nutritional food guide? Related links: USDA’s MyPlate – Home page … What food pyramid? A new look at…

Last week I volunteered, as I do every month, with a group of fourth grade students at an economically disadvantaged elementary school participating in Houston’s Recipe for Success program. For this lesson, celebrity chef Monica Pope demonstrated for the class in a graphic way some of the ingredients in a processed Hot Pocket.   For …

Deconstructing a “Hot Pocket” To Teach Kids About Nutrition and recipe for healthy hot po

Designed for middle school age children, this website helps foster better understanding of NUTRITION labels found on most packaged food, and also the importance of EXERCISE.

Nutrition Decision by the USDA - especially the food labels activity (built for younger kids but okay for practice with older kids)