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Nutrition at Home

Nutrition Education for Families

Physical activity is an essential component of healthy lifestyle.  In combination with healthy eating, it can help prevent a range of chronic diseases, including heart disease, cancer, and stroke, which are three leading causes of death.  Physical activity helps control weight, builds lean muscle, reduces fat, promotes strong bones, muscle and joint development, decreases the risk of obesity.  Children need 60 minutes of play with moderate to vigorous activity every day to grow up to a healthy weight.

We have gathered some links to help you promote fitness and nutrition at home.  We want to help you to encourage and reinforce lifelong nutrition and fitness practices wheat will support healthy lifestyles for you and your children.  Please visit the links below.

Nutrition Education Resources for Parents

Healthy Tips for Active Play for Preschoolers

Keep Moving, Keep Fit...Nutrition and Sports

Taking Charge of your Health: A Guide for Teenagers

Three Simple Steps to Eating More Fruits and Vegetables

Nourish Interactive