Nutrition for Educators!

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There have been scores of studies emphasizing the importance of a well nourished child and their success in school. Virtually all children attend school each weekday and consume one or two meals on school grounds. This provides a wonderful opportunity for Nutrition Educators to make a difference every day. We hope you find these recommended resources helpful in introducing nutrition education into your classroom.

NUTRITION RESOURCES FOR THE                            CLASSROOM

 

Glossary

 

 

This glossary provides nutrition  information about the nutrients commonly found in fruits, vegetables, and other plant foods .

 

   

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The Ten Tips Nutrition Education Series provides consumers and professionals with high quality, easy-to-follow tips in a convenient, printable format. 

 

 60Tips for TeachersThere are a variety of ways that teachers can help children to get more physical activity into each day. Supporting students to lead physically active lifestyles and do at least 60 minutes of physical activity daily helps them grow up to become active, healthy adults. Here are a few tips to reach that goal of 60 minutes a day through active play:

   
   

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