It's August: Celebrate Kids Eat Right Month

It's August: Celebrate Kids Eat Right Month

August is Kids Eat Right Month, a new nutrition education, information sharing and action campaign created by Kids Eat Right, an initiative of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation.

Kids Eat Right Month spotlights healthy nutrition and active lifestyles for children and families, offering simple steps to help families cook healthy, eat right and shop smart.

Get Involved

Everyone has a role to play in ensuring a healthy future for our children. That's why the Academy and Kids Eat Right campaign members are engaging families, schools and communities across the nation, and inviting everyone to celebrate Kids Eat Right Month in August. Share our Kids Eat Right Month handout, and learn the many ways you can get involved to help Kids Eat Right:

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  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.

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