Healthy Children - February 2015



New Food Words to Use

1.    Fresh
2.    Go
3.    Slow
4.    Whoa

Did you know . . .
Some examples of GO foods are: fresh, frozen, and canned fruits and vegetables. SLOW foods are 100% juice, pancakes, baked potato chips. WHOA foods are french fries, fried chicken, doughnuts, and fried potato chips.

GO Recipes
Breakfast – add blueberries to oat cereal in fat-free or low-fat milk
Snack – An apple and a glass of fat-free or low-fat milk
Dessert – Fat-free or low-fat yogurt with strawberries and bananas

Physical Activities

Get Moving Together!

Sing and dance to Grand Old Duke of York, Shake your Sillies Out or Hokey-Pokey. Follow exercise with a hydrating, nutritious smoothie: blend ice, strawberries, and fat-free or low-fat milk.

Cookie, Cookie, Cucumber!
Based on “Duck, Duck, Goose!” use your nutritional knowledge to think of a WHOA food and a GO replacement. Remember: Healthy choices give you more energy to run around the circle! Follow with a glass of cold water and apple slices sprinkled with cinnamon..