Choose snacks wisely: 100 calories of fruit or nuts provides better nutrition than 100 calories of chips or crackers.
When you're eating, notice when your stomach feels comfortably full. You'll be less likely to overeat if you listen to your body!
Did you eat any green foods today? Try asparagus, peas, lettuce, grapes, pears, bell peppers, or broccoli!
Can you watch less TV? Kids who do get better grades and are less likely to be overweight.
Eating breakfast gives your body energy to start the day. It also helps kids do better in school!
The Food Guide Plate helps us understand how much of each kind of food to eat. Fruit and vegetables take up half the plate!
Your brain and body need sleep. Get the right amount – 10 to 11 hours for kids 12 and younger!
Did you eat any red foods today? Try apples, cherries, strawberries, bell peppers, tomatoes, or watermelon
A can of soda can contain as much as 10 teaspoons of sugar. And sugary drinks add calories without giving your body the nutrients it needs. Drink water instead!
Eat a light snack an hour or two before practice or a game (try trail mix, fresh fruit, string cheese, or a granola bar). Try making your own snack mix!