Wellness Tip of the Week- Give It Another Go!

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Tip of the Week from MyPlate.gov

Trying different things can appear challenging such as being a new student at a school or taking a class for the first time. You have to be patient when introducing new things. The same goes for food. It may take more than a few tries for a child to accept an unfamiliar item. Check out these Resources for picky eaters and Handling a “choosy” eater. For more healthful tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Healthier Options

 


Nutrition RunnerWant to make changes to a healthier lifestyle?  Start by swapping out a food or ingredient for a healthier option.  According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 Eighth Edition, making small shifts in the foods you eat can make a difference.  Healthy eating patterns can help prevent chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and Type 2 diabetes.  Learn more about how to Shift to Healthier Food & Beverage Choices.  Every moment matters, start today! 

 

 

Tip of the Week: Stay Hydrated!

Tip of the Week from MyPlate.gov

As the temperature continues to rise, let’s take advantage of some health tips to keep us cool. Carry a reusable water bottle with you throughout the day. It can save you time, money, and make choosing a healthy beverage easy! Try at least one of the 10 Tips for Better Beverages. View more beverage tips + a video on making small changes for a healthier drink. Sip smart! For more healthful tips visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.usAn image of a hand holding a water bottle

Soak Up Health This Summer

Tip of the Day from Action For Healthy Kids

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Did you know? A study found that kids gain weight more quickly during summer vacation than during the school year. Maintain the momentum your school created this year by encouraging students and families to continue to eat better and move more this summer. The Health at Home section of Game On has ideas for recess at home, healthy summer snacks and creative ways to be active as a family. For more healthy tips, be sure to visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.