Fun Nutrition Worksheets for Kids

Fun Nutrition Worksheets for Kids

Download the worksheets for students here.   Download the answer key here.   New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  How do we get kids to think about healthy eating? How do we teach them critical thinking … Continue reading

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So, You Think You’re Eating Healthy…

So, You Think You’re Eating Healthy…

Here’s a perplexing mathematical puzzle – If 2 out of 3 Americans are overweight or obese, how can it be that 9 out of 10 Americans (think they) are eating healthfully? That’s what Consumer Reports wants to know, and a … Continue reading

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Only Four Nutrients that Really Matter

Only Four Nutrients that Really Matter

Big news in nutrition labeling this week. More precisely, in Front of Pack labeling (FOP). You know, the icons on a package that tell you a product is healthy, scores well, or is a smart choice. The idea is to … Continue reading

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Rising Obesity Rates and Nutrition Labels

Rising Obesity Rates and Nutrition Labels

Some disheartening information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC): Obesity, despite  growing awareness to nutrition and healthy living, is still on the rise. Various agencies pin the numbers between 27%-33% of the population, depending on how the measurement was … Continue reading

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Some Fun with Bogus Serving Sizes

Some Fun with Bogus Serving Sizes

We always get a kick when we read nutrition labels and discover how manufacturers trick us into believing their product is manna from heaven. A great example is tiny the serving sizes for foods of problematic nutritional value. By decreasing … Continue reading

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