9 of Our Best Posts About Food and Nutrition

October 19th, 2017

The world of physical education is about much more than just exercise — physical education programs also teach students how to eat well and take care of their bodies by making nutritious choices. Healthy eating boosts physical and mental health, so an emphasis on good food is an important habit for any family. Kids who […]

5 Ways to Teach Kids About the Food Groups

May 30th, 2017

Between teaching your kids how to read, write and behave, in addition to many other life skills, the topic of health can easily get lost in the shuffle. It’s important for your children to learn the importance of healthy eating so that they can grow up to make smart decisions concerning their diet. But what […]

4 Fun Lesson Plans to Keep Kids Active During Physical Activity Month

May 15th, 2017

  Today, many schools are reducing their opportunities for physical activity, limiting recess, restricting physical education lessons, and keeping youngsters anchored to their desks for hours each day. Although this might seem like the easiest way to ensure a constant focus on academics, research indicates that physical activity and cognition go hand in hand. May […]

3 Reasons Why Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day for Kids

May 2nd, 2017

Do your kids routinely eat breakfast each morning? Eating a balanced breakfast offers a wealth of health benefits, both physical and mental, for the whole family. Teaching your children healthy habits from a young age by incorporating a nutritious breakfast into their daily routine is a vital life lesson. Breakfast will not only have a […]

5 Dishes to Consider Removing From Your Holiday Dinner Plans

December 20th, 2016

Holiday seasons are the perfect time to have fun, bond with family members, and of course, eat. Most people use the holidays as an excuse to ditch their diets in favor of calorie-laden delicacies. After all, Thanksgiving is America’s “Biggest Cheat Day.” Unfortunately, because of the season and the desire to enjoy the holiday, people […]

How Food Influences Performance

April 12th, 2016

Nutrition influences how children are able to grow and develop. Many of the same ideas from adult nutrition are still important with children.

Seasonal Eating: 5 Fresh Fruits and Veggies to Incorporate this Winter

December 15th, 2014

You may not have been aware but there are some amazing, fresh fruits and veggies that we only have access to for part of the year! The winter season welcomes some very unique produce that is great tasting as well as highly nutritional. Take your meals to the next level this season by incorporating these […]

February 26th, 2014

In honor of American Heart Month, we’ve been covering some matters of the heart, including how to promote heart health in our children. Today, we’re talking about packing heart-healthy lunches to fuel their minds, bodies, and spirits all throughout the school day. Check out these 10 ingredients to rotate through your child’s lunchbox to keep […]

Tips for Heart-Healthy Children and Families

February 25th, 2014

February is American Heart Month, and we want to take some time to focus on how parents can promote their children’s heart health. When it comes to raising healthy children, efforts should start at home, with parents and other immediate family members that have so much impact on kids during their formative years. The efforts […]

Unconventional Physical Education Activities

October 29th, 2013

In some parts of the U.S., as well as internationally, there are physical education programs that incorporate non-traditional activities into their PE lesson plans. Instead of the typical jumping jacks, push-ups, and laps around the track, these programs are introducing students to a whole new side of physical activity and proper nutrition. Below we’ll take a look at a few of the uncommon PE games and physical activities that are being implemented today.