Print out this National Nutrition Month coloring page for your kids and talk with them about “going further with food” – maybe by trying a new... https://t.co/aAFjTblLWh
All children need a nutritious, well-balanced diet. And what kids eat at school matters. Learn more about @AmerAcadPeds’ recommendations about snacks and sugary foods in schools here: https://t.co/zXF3g70fcY #NationalNutritionMonth
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You can easily give your kids a healthy breakfast even when rushing out the door. Grab an apple or banana instead of a pastry for a convenient and healthy way to start the day. https://t.co/tr3V9LJwZS
The New Jersey Healthy Kids Initiative (NJHKI)
NJHKI builds upon the core values of the Rutgers New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health with a focus on health equity and community partnership. By uniting with local families to pinpoint child health needs and explore where they are unmet, the NJHKI can develop a task force to address those needs. Learn more about us.
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Symposium: The Healthy Child
Nutrition and Fitness Education for Lifelong Health
May 3, 2019
This symposium, the second installment of our symposium series focused on child health, serves to engage nutrition and fitness research and education professionals in dialogues focused on advancing children's health through research, education and practice. Some of the featured speakers include Dr. John Barton Jemmott III (UPENN), Dr. Mary Murimi (TTU), Dr. Pam Koch (Columbia University), and Dr. Amy Mobley (UF) along with community and stakeholder panels.