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Exercise and Healthy Eating

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Exercise and Healthy Eating

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Ten Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market. Learn about the benefits of buying fresh, nutritious, delicious and locally grown foods.

Farmers Markets: Fresh, Nutritious, Local (USDA)

Odds are children around you are obsessed with basketball right now. Take a look at these safety tips specifically made for basketball. Prevent injuries, stay in the game!

Safety Tips: Basketball

Can teens with asthma play sports? The short answer is yes, but the details are important, learn the specifics and how to identify the triggers here.

Can Kids and Teens With Asthma Play Sports?

At least one hour of physical activity a day helps kids to: -- Feel less stressed -- Feel better about themselves -- Feel more ready to learn in school -- Keep a healthy weight -- Build sturdy muscles, bones, and joints -- Sleep better at night

Exercise & Sleep | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine

Reach for the ★s at snacktime! How to make this out-of-this-world plate to teach your kids about the solar system.

10 Creative & Healthy Snacks For Kids

NASA's program brings the excitement of space exploration training to kids of all ages. #TrainLikeAnAstronaut

Train Like an Astronaut

How much do girls like sports? A lot! Would you believe even more than texting, TV, or going to the mall? That's what 3,000 girls said in our recent survey about sports. Girls who like sports said they'd like to play sports more than they already do.

What Girls Say About: Sports

In this video, kids, parents and teachers can learn more about healthy eating habits and find both fun and nutritious snack ideas. Meet Sasha. She's a nutritionist for U.S. Department of Agriculture; she tells us about how healthy eating and exercise helps kids grow physically and mentally strong.

Why Kids Should Eat Healthy and Exercise

Looking for a real workout? How about one from the guy who trains FBI agents? FBI Fitness Instructor EJ O’Malley has fitness tips especially for kids.

FBI Fitness Instructor- Career Spotlight

July is Parks and Recreation Month! Find a National Park near you!

U.S. National Park Service- Find A Park

National Prevention Week May 18-24, 2014 - Encourages communities and people of all ages to participate and engage in activities to prevent alcohol, tobacco, and drug issues and promote mental health

Let's Go Outside - June is Great Outdoors Month - Find fun things you can do.

Kids, Let’s Go Outside, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Top 10 Ways to Get Kids Involved in Healthy Cooking and Shopping

Everyday Physical Activity Tips for Families

Tips to Help You Exercise More, Get Active, NHLBI, NIH

Find #nutrition resources for #Spanish - speaking audiences from #MiPlato (the Spanish complement to #MyPlate) #recipes #recetas #tipsheets #kids #ninos #education

Learn to Grow Your Own Food - Work with your mom or dad this spring and you can grow your own fruits and vegetables at home. #gardening #garden

Learn to Grow Your Own Food |

Heart Healthy Foods Shopping list - take this list with you the next time you go grocery shopping (also available in Spanish) - #nutrition #nationalnutritionmonth #NNM

Heart Healthy Foods: Shopping List

Healthier School Day - Find the School Day Just Got Healthier Toolkit to help your school promote better nutrition - #march #nationalnutritionmonth #NNM

The School Day Just Got Healthier | Food and Nutrition Service

#MyPlate is for #kids too! Click here for health & #nutrition information for children over 5.

Health & Nutrition Information for Children over Five

#Sports, #Exercise and #Diabetes - Like anyone else, people with diabetes are #healthier if they get plenty of exercise. Whether you want to go for the gold or just go hiking in your hometown, your diabetes won't hold you back.

#Farm to #School Initiative - bring #local or regionally produced #foods into #school cafeterias; hands-on learning activities such as school #gardening, farm visits, and culinary classes; and the integration of #food-related #education into the regular, #standards-based classroom #curriculum.

Go #back2school with #MyPlate! Get #healthy #classroom materials here!

Back To School with Team Nutrition