This infographic is from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Visit eatright.org for more information on healthful eating or to find a registered dietitian nutritionist.
August is Kids Eat Right month! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation sponsored this campaign to promote public education. The Foundation is dedicated to providing new resources to help kids eat better and move more. Funding and resources are provided to active members to use in schools and in the community. Take a look at some of these resources.
Many of these resources are available online. Take a look at these links to learn how to encourage children to live healthy.
Webinars (Free CPEU opportunities for dietetic professionals!)
Toolkits (Learn how healthy living is incorporated at home, school and during recreation.)
A Kids Webpage (For all ages. Tips, recipes, and helpful information.)
May you have a happy and healthy August!
About the Author:
Devon L. Golem, PhD, RD
Dr. Golem is the Professional Education Chair of the VAND. She has founded the Institute of Continuing Education for Nutrition Professionals this summer. She lives in Charlottesville, VA with her husband, Alex, and their dog, Lunch Lady Doris.