Healthy eating and physical activity solutions for kids

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Spring Into Action!

Spring has sprung…a time of growth and new beginnings! If you have ever thought about what you could do to make a healthy difference for kids, but haven’t yet taken the Challenge, now is the time! All month, find easy to do ideas for springing into action!

Hands-On Food Science for Kids

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends limiting saturated fat intake to no more than 10% of daily calories. Although dairy foods are key source of calcium, needed for bone growth and maintenance, they are also a source of saturated fat. The following activity helps kids visualize the fat content in different milk products.