Although the weather is not predictable, Spring still has sprung! Celebrate the warmer season by finding new and creative ways to get active outdoors when the weather permits. Be sure to engage in activities you enjoy so you will be more likely to incorporate it into your daily routine. Try these 10 Tips: Physical Activity at Home, Work, and Play and/or Tips for increasing your physical activity. For more healthful tips, check out wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.
The School Health Advisory Council will host their fourth meeting on Friday, April 27th from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. The meeting will be held in room 4 at the Education Resource Center (ERC) located on 396 Elementary Drive Fayetteville, NC 28301. We will discuss information from our local YMCA, the First Tee of the Sandhills and other community partners.
What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many beverages contain added sugars and often little or no nutrients, while others may provide nutrients but too much fat and too many calories. Jazz up your water by adding slices of fruit or fresh mint, rosemary, or basil. Try these Tips for Making Better Beverage Choices. For more helpful healthy tips visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.
When eating out, it can be easy to make poor choices due to convenience. Take time while at restaurants to decode the menu. Look for items that are baked, broiled, grilled, poached, steamed, boiled, or roasted. Take advantage of the 10 Tips: Eating Foods Away from Home or ideas from MyPlate, MyWins Tips: Make Your Takeout Healthier.
Tired of the same old meals? Discover the many benefits of adding vegetables and fruits to your dish. They are low in fat and calories while providing fiber and other key nutrients. Vegetables and fruits don’t just add nutrition to meals. They can add color, flavor, and texture. Explore the creative ways to bring healthy foods to your table. Check out, Liven up your meals with vegetables and fruits today. For more health tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.
The School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) held their first meeting in the 2018 New Year. The meeting was held in Room 4 of the Educational Resource Center located at 396 Elementary Drive in Fayetteville, NC 28301. Stay informed by viewing the minutes of the meeting.
The School Health Advisory Council held their second meeting for the 2017-2018 school year on Thursday, November 16, 2017. The meeting was held in the media center of Lewis Chapel Middle school located at 2150 Skibo Road in Fayetteville, NC 28314. Learn more about the information shared by viewing the minutes of the meeting.
Most of us get more sodium than we need. Even if you go easy on the salt shaker, your sodium intake may still be high. Packaged and prepared foods such as ready-to-eat products or restaurants meals are common sources of sodium. Learn about common sources of sodium. Begin the new year by making small changes that lead to big wins. For more healthy tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.
The School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) will host their third meeting of the school year on Friday, January 12, 2018, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. The meeting will take place in Room 4 at the Educational Resource Center (ERC) located at 396 Elementary Drive Fayetteville, NC 28301.
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