|Building Healthy Meals Together||Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-111NP|
|Calcium: Build Strong Bones||
Calcium is an important nutrient for your body and for your health. Calcium helps your heart, muscles, and nerves function. It is also important for bone health.
|May 1, 2009||348-019|
|Cook Together. Eat Together. Talk Together.||Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-113NP|
|Energy Drinks: Are They Healthy for Children?||Mar 17, 2014||HNFE-183P|
|Fruits and Veggies||Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-112NP|
|Go Local, Virginia||
Buying and eating locally grown foods – foods that are produced near you or in Virginia – offer numerous benefits for you and your community.
|May 1, 2009||348-127|
|Healthy Eating for Children Ages 2 to 5 Years Old: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers||
Rapid growth and development occurs during the preschool years, ages 2 through 5. A child grows about 2 to 3 inches and gains 4 to 5 pounds each year. Proper nutrition and opportunities to play and be physically active are critical to ensuring your child grows properly, learns to enjoy nutritious foods, and adopts healthy behaviors for maximum development and lifelong health.
This publication covers various topics of interest to parents and caregivers of young children and gives an overview of optimal feeding practices.
|Dec 13, 2013||348-150 (HNFE-105P)|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids, Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Activitudes||Dec 13, 2011||348-998|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids, Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Calorie Countdown||Dec 13, 2011||348-999|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Is a Healthy Weight?||
There is no one healthy weight for all children. Children come in different sizes and shapes. Some children are naturally petite. Others have bigger builds, larger bones, or greater muscle mass that can result in a heavier weight. They also grow at different rates. Any weight that supports growth, learning, development, fitness, and well-being can be a healthy weight.
|Dec 10, 2014||348-270 (HNFE-213P)|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Should I Do if My Child Has a Poor Body Image?||
It is important to promote a positive body image among youth since it can influence their concept of self worth, as well as confidence.
|May 1, 2009||348-272|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Should I Do if My Child Is Overweight?||
If your child is overweight, he or she is not alone. Overweight and obesity are growing at epidemic rates among American children and teens. The rate has tripled in 30 years and is expected to rise. In 2012, 18 percent of children ages 6 to 11 and 20 percent of adolescents ages 12 to 19 were considered obese.
|Dec 10, 2014||348-273 (HNFE-215P)|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Should I Do if My Child Is Underweight?||
Being underweight is not the same as being thin or slender. Some children have a naturally slight build and maintain it with a well-balanced diet and physical activity. This is normal and healthy. However, true underweight may be a sign of dietary, health, or emotional problems.
|May 1, 2009||348-271|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Activities Lesson Experience: Laborsaving Devices||Dec 13, 2011||349-001|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Activity Charades||Dec 13, 2011||348-996|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Choices Lesson Experience: Tongue-Tastic||Dec 14, 2011||349-018|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Drinks Lesson Experience: Be a Drink Detective||Dec 14, 2011||349-010|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Drinks Lesson Experience: Mix It Up||Dec 14, 2011||349-011|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Drinks Lesson Plans Experience: Filter-Buster||Dec 14, 2011||349-012|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Foods Lesson Experience: Color Your Plate||Dec 14, 2011||349-015|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Foods Lesson Experience: Nutrient Navigation||Dec 14, 2011||349-013|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Foods Lesson Experience: Planning a Healthy Plate||Dec 14, 2011||349-014|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Experience: What’s Important Is Inside||Dec 14, 2011||349-006|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Experience: What’s “Normal” Supposed to Look Like Anyway?||Dec 14, 2011||349-009|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Experience: You Can’t Judge a Book by its Cover||Dec 14, 2011||349-008|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Plans Experience: Body Positive||Dec 14, 2011||349-007|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Commercializing Ourselves||Dec 13, 2011||349-005|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Grazing on Grains||Dec 13, 2011||349-004|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Label Literacy||Dec 13, 2011||349-002|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Sandwich Something||Dec 13, 2011||349-003|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids;Smart Choices Lesson Experience: Sense of Time||Dec 14, 2011||349-017|
|Información Esencial Sobre la Seguridad de los Alimentos: Una Guía Para Padres y Proveedores de Cuidado de Niños||
Los microbios o bacterias pueden ser benefíciales pero también perjudiciales. Los alimentos pueden tener microbios buenos y malos. Las bacterias “buenas” tales como las bacterias en el yogurt nos ayudan a digerir alimentos y la levadura que nos ayuda a preparar alimentos como el pan. Los microbios o bacteria “malas” pueden causarnos enfermedades. Para los niños pequeños, las bacterias malas pueden ser especialmente dañinas porque ellos todavía están formando su sistema de defensas o sistema inmunológico.
|May 26, 2009||348-653S|
|Iron: Build Strong Blood||
Iron is an important nutrient for your body and for your health. It helps your cells “breathe.” Iron works with protein to make the hemoglobin in red blood cells.
|May 1, 2009||348-371|
|Kids, Food, and Electronic Media||
What consequences can electronic media use have on children? The consequences are wide-ranging and can be both positive and negative.
|May 1, 2009||348-008|
|Let’s Move! Enjoy Moving as a Family||Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-122NP|
|Milk Matters||Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-88NP|
|Nonnutritive Sweeteners: Are They Safe?||Oct 24, 2013||HNFE-140P|
|Nourishing Children with Books||May 1, 2009||348-950|
|Pescados y Mariscos en Virginia - Inocuos y Nutritivos||Jan 12, 2010||348-961S|
|Popular Diets: If It Sounds Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is||Dec 6, 2013||HNFE-141P|
|Safe and Nutritious Seafood in Virginia||May 1, 2009||348-961|
|Sink Those Germs! Food Safety||Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-121NP|
|Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Silly Songs||Dec 13, 2011||348-997|
|Sports Drinks: Are They Necessary for My Child?||Nov 18, 2013||HNFE-142P|
|The Low-Carbohydrate Craze: Is it a healthy way to lose weight?||
This fact sheet provides an overview of two of the most popular diets, along with the pros and cons of weight loss and health with these diets.
|May 1, 2009||348-351|
|The Nitty-Gritty of Food Safety: A Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers||Feb 2, 2012||FST-11|
|Trans Fats and the Food Label||
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a leading cause of death in the United States, with cholesterol being a major factor. Research has shown that high cholesterol can be the result of eating a diet with too much saturated fat and cholesterol. The latest research shows that another fat, trans fat (also called trans fatty acids), also raises low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or “bad” cholesterol levels.
|May 1, 2009||348-350|
|Whole Grains||Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-76NP|