Good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle begin at home. As a school administrator or school nutrition professional, you have a unique opportunity to share helpful tips with both students and their families.
Trading high-calorie or high fat-ingredients for lower-calorie or lower-fat ingredients is a great way to make your favorite recipes healthier, without sacrificing flavor.
This month's FitFuture Parent Newsletter provides a list of quick and easy ingredient substitutions parents can make to just about any recipe for a guilt-free family meal.
Whether it's festivities at school or birthday parties at home, celebrations tend to offer foods that may undermine healthy eating habits for kids. But with some creative party planning you can take steps to make celebrations healthier.
Check out this month's FitFuture Parent Newsletter for a few tips on how to make celebrations healthier at school and at home:
School nutrition programs offer students a large variety of healthy and delicious options. Parents can take an active role in supporting these programs and encouraging their kids to choose a balanced meal when they go through the line.
Supporting good health at school is simple. Check out this month's FitFuture Parent Newsletter for a few tips on how parents can be an advocate for school nutrition:
It's important for your children to eat foods that will support growth, development, and good health. But eating healthy, and keeping your diet 'green' can be difficult.
With a few changes and minor adjustments, a green diet can be easy. Check out this month's FitFuture Parent Newsletter and turn your diet green in 4 easy steps.
Smart phones, computers, tablets, oh my! With an ever growing number of devices at our children’s finger tips, kids are spending more time than ever in front of screens. This month’s FitFuture Parent Newsletter focuses on 7 ways to reduce screen time and inactivity.
Check them out and let us know what you think!
Starting each day with a healthy, nutritious breakfast helps children concentrate better, be more creative, and be more physically active. But with a hectic morning schedule, how do you guarantee your child is getting a healthy breakfast?
This month's FitFuture Parent Newsletter highlights some of our favorite quick breakfast ideas that will help your morning run a little bit smoother. Check 'em out!
Each work week, the demanding schedule of being a parent can make it easy to resort to on-the-go, high calorie foods in place of more nutritious family meals. With that in mind, this month's FitFuture focuses on tips to create quick and healthy meals the whole family will enjoy.