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Posted by Elyse Cohen, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on December 29, 2014
Ed. Note: This is a cross post from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here. From harvesting the White House Kitchen Garden to working to improve school nutrition, we had an exciting and fun 2014 at Let's Move! helping to get kids active and healthy. We even learned that the First Lady's favorite fall vegetable is a sweet potato. But, what were some of our favorite moments from Let's Move! this year?
Posted by Jessica Larson, MS,RD, Nutritionist, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion on December 20, 2014
Ed. Note: This is a cross post from the blog of usda.gov. You can find the original post here. Who doesn’t want to have a little fun with their food? Especially if you have a picky eater at home, try adding a creative flair to the plate to boost a healthy meal’s fun factor. Our team of nutritionists has been having fun using cookie cutters to come up with creative, healthy ideas, but there are lots of easy ways to make healthy choices more appealing.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let's Move! on December 19, 2014
This week, Let's Move! joined a Twitter chat hosted by the Partnership for a Healthier America to discuss tips and strategies that shoppers can use when navigating crowded grocery store aisles.
Posted by Sasha Bard, MS, RD, Nutritionist, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, USDA on December 17, 2014
Ed. Note: This is a cross post from the blog of usda.gov. You can find the original post here. You’re never too old to play with your food! This winter, while the kids are home from school and family and friends gather together, you can experiment with ways to make healthy foods festive and fun. This blog shows how we created a snowy scene using foods from all five of the MyPlate food groups.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let's Move! on December 16, 2014
The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) recently announced a new effort, titled the Healthier Campus Initiative, which aims to improve the health of students, faculty, and staff on college and university campuses across the nation. PHA, in collaboration with the nation’s leading experts in nutrition, physical activity, and campus wellness, developed 40 recommendations to help foster healthier environments in university settings.