Healthy Hydration Habits for Kids

boy drinking cup of water

Water. It’s the single largest component of the human body and vital for life. Water helps the body perform important functions such as regulating temperature, protecting cells, and carrying nutrients and waste. We lose water/fluid in three ways: breathing, perspiring …

Healthy Fundraising

fundraising jarPromoting healthy behaviors outside of the classroom is a natural way to encourage hands-on learning; why then, do we use candy and other sweets to raise money at many school fundraisers? Common fundraisers, such as bake sales, may increase calorie …

Managing Food Allergies in Schools

apple and nuts Food allergies in children are on the rise. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) estimates that about 6 % of children have a diagnosed food allergy and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports food …