Healthy eating and physical activity solutions for kids

The Healthy6 Guide to a Healthy Thanksgiving Holiday

The Healthy Kids Challenge Healthy6 messages are your keys to a healthy thanksgiving holiday. Each Healthy6 message is highlighted along with a HKC simple tip for success!

Active Play, Balance My Day

Walk instead of watch. Take a walk after Thanksgiving dinner instead of watching TV. Ask the kids if they want to join in!

Breakfast GO Power

Power up with your favorite cereal or even a slice of toast with peanut butter. Breakfast helps keep you from overeating throughout the whole day. Yes, even on Thanksgving breakfast is the most important meal of the day!

Drink Think

Think WATER first. Drink a full glass of water before eating your Thanksgiving meal.

Fruits & Veggies - Every Day the Tasty Way

Plan to bring fresh veggies to snack on, and add a tasty low-fat dip. Carrots, celery, tomatoes, and broccoli are very tasty with some salsa or low-fat ranch!  .Car

Smart Servings

Let hunger be your guide (not your eyes). Check your hunger level on a scale of "0" (running on empty) to "10" (over-full). Stop eating when you feel mostly full, but could still eat some more.    St

Snack Attack

The best way to ensure healthy snacks are available on Thanksgiving day? Bring them yourself! Try the simple, tasty veggies and dip above.    ,

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