Whether you are a parent, guardian, educator, food service director, or other person who interacts with children in Maine, your influence is working. Data from the 2017 Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey (MIYHS) indicate that 74% of fifth and sixth graders choose fruit two or more times daily. Kids are getting the message… Read more »
This blog is written by our staff who live throughout the state of Maine. They write tips for shopping, cooking, and eating healthy on a budget. Whether you are from Kittery, Fort Kent, or anywhere in between, you will find something useful to help you and your family live healthier lifestyles.
The days are longer and our moods seem brighter. For many of us, that’s reason enough to gather our families and do something fun. Here are some low-cost, healthy activities to try this summer. Have a picnic at a local park or in your backyard Pack a healthy lunch for the family, some cold water,… Read more »
Have you ever heard that Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli? Or A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds? Or how to Eat the Alphabet? Maine SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educators have over 60 nutrition-related read-aloud books to help students across the state learn healthy eating habits. The read-aloud books tell stories about food that are fun and engaging. … Read more »