Beating Breakfast Barriers

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but oftentimes breakfast is the meal that gets skipped the most. While sleeping, the human body is in a fasting state without food and breakfast is the meal that breaks the …

Making Nutrition Fun for Lifelong Healthy Habits

During March of each year, National Nutrition Month is celebrated. Along with encouraging informed, healthy food decisions, nutrition professionals can also use this awareness month to suggest ways to incorporate physical activity habits into an attainable, daily lifestyle routine. There …

Tips for Packing Healthy Lunches

With the appearance of COVID-19, many guidelines and laws across the states are changing. School administrators, teachers, parents and grandparents are working to supply food for children in a safe and healthy manner.  Part of establishing and maintaining good health …

Social-Emotional Learning in Schools

Across America, we are currently experiencing a youth mental health crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), 7.1% of US children aged 3-17 have diagnosed anxiety, while 3.2% of US children aged 3-17 have diagnosed depression.…

Social-Emotional Learning in Schools

Across the US, we are experiencing a youth mental health crisis. With more young people experiencing hopelessness, anxiety, and depression, and a drastic shortage of mental health providers, many teachers are increasingly becoming beacons of hope for their students. Through …

Breakfast in the Classroom

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”

“Teamwork makes the dream work.”

Everyone is familiar with these two phrases. From a health and wellness perspective, we know that students who eat breakfast have higher test scores, better attendance,