Essays About Nutrition Month
A child’s nutrition and lifestyle habits have a direct effect on every function of their body.As a community it is our duty to educate children on the grand importance of a proper diet and positive lifestyle habits It is also our duty to help ensure all children within our community have access to the resources needed to live a healthy life.Most students know that too much fat, sugar, and salt are unhealthy.They know these substances increase the chance of getting chronic diseases such as heart disease and cancer.National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.By highlighting children’s health we send the important message that good nutrition and other health behaviors are foundational for life-long wellness.
While there is far more attention paid today to health and nutrition.
Make sure each submission identifies the student(s) or classroom and school. **Make sure to include: Blythedale Children's Hospital, through the generosity of Kohl’s Department Stores, is proud to offer Blythedale and Kohl's Eat Well, Be Well, an innovative outreach program designed to bring health and nutrition education to schools throughout Westchester and Putnam counties.
Through this program, Blythedale staff members teach healthy eating habits to children by providing curricula, training and educational tools to school districts throughout the area.
The remaining three nutrients-vitamins, minerals, and water- are essential for the body to use these other nutrients properly.
When choosing a variety of foods, your diet can supply all your daily requirements.