Children need help in learning which foods are healthy for their bodies.

Many children identify foods by taste. If a food tastes good it must be good for you! However, some foods that taste good are not very healthy for our bodies. So choose foods that taste good and are also good for you!

Healthy foods include fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meats and low-fat dairy products.

Read all about Go, Slow & Whoa foods.

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GO Foods—Eat almost anytime.
SLOW Foods—Eat sometimes, or less often.
WHOA Foods—Eat only once in a while or on special occasions.

The word DecemberIt’s December and the holidays are upon us! It’s a time to remember the importance of spending time with family and friends.

It’s also a time of holiday traditions.  Many of our holiday and family traditions center on food and drink.

Every party offers an enticing array of appetizers, cookies and desserts, and eggnog.  With all the preparations and hectic schedules, sometimes people eat on the run or skip meals altogether.

Holiday parties and hectic schedules make it difficult to stick to a healthy lifestyle.

Find tips on our website to help you find that healthy choices can fit comfortably into any holiday celebration.