Healthy Eating for Families: Starring the Super Crew

Healthy Eating for Families: Starring the Super Crew

by Melissa Halas

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Overview

This kids' nutrition and activity book is the perfect tool for teaching and inspiring children, parents, and caregivers to eat the rainbow. It can be used at home or as nutrition curriculum in the preschool, kindergarten, or elementary school classroom. Learn about healthy eating for kids, balanced meal planning, solutions for picky eating, and simple snack and meal ideas. You and the kids will love exploring tasty foods and completing the fun kids' activities with the Super Crew characters. Each character gets their superpowers from eating healthy colorful foods! Within the book you will find:

  1. Ways to overcome picky eating through introducing new textures and taste combinations
  2. Practical and evidence-based tips and tools for adults on how to feed their kids
  3. Tips for getting kids to try and enjoy new healthy foods
  4. Kids' nutrition activities
  5. Goal setting for healthy eating
  6. Mix and match meal ideas
  7. Plant-based food health benefits
  8. Family-style meal reminders
  9. Fun and tasty food ideas and nutrition facts

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781733969277
Publisher: Super Kids Nutrition Inc.
Publication date: 10/13/2020
Pages: 42
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.11(d)
Age Range: 3 - 11 Years

About the Author

Melissa Halas, MA, RDN, CDE, is a nationally recognized nutrition expert with 20+ years of experience helping kids, adults, and communities live healthier lives! As a registered dietitian and mom, she's passionate about making good nutrition easy, tasty, and fun! She is the founder of the first kid's nutrition mega-site SuperKidsNutrition.com, providing expert resources to help grow healthy communities. Melissa is also the creator of the Super Crew who get their powers from healthy plant-based foods and motivate young children to develop healthy eating habits from an early age. With a strong commitment to living and teaching sustainability, her activities with the Super Crew promote green choices! SuperKids Nutrition partners with the American Institute for Cancer Research on the Healthy Kids Today Campaign and with over 5000 schools in the US, providing menu activities and parent newsletters. She is a past panel expert on Childhood Obesity for TedMed and current people.com parent squad nutrition expert.

Table of Contents

  • Dear Parents, Caregiver, or Teacher
  • Meet the Super Crew
  • Meet Super Baby Abigail
  • Super Baby Abigail's Power Foods
  • Let's Talk: Eating Colorful and Flavorful Foods
  • Your Turn: Try Colorful Foods
  • Activity: Plant-Based Foods that are Close to Nature
  • Balanced Meals are One of the Keys to Good Health
  • Let's Talk: Meal Times
  • Activity: Family Goal Setting
  • Super Baby Abigail's Fun Food Facts
  • Meet Tom-Tom
  • Tom-Tom's Power Foods
  • Tip: Drinking Water is Important
  • Activity: Making Flavorful Water
  • Your Turn: What Flavor Combinations Will You Try?
  • Tom-Tom's Fun Water Facts
  • Meet Andy
  • Andy's Power Foods
  • Activity: Game Time
  • Andy's Fun Food Fact
  • Let's Talk: Healthy Orange Foods to Try
  • Meet Marcus
  • Your Turn: Healthy Yellow Foods
  • Activity: Marcus' Tasty Food Search
  • Marcus' Fun Food Fact
  • Meet Jessie
  • Jessie's Power Foods
  • Green Foods Special Powers
  • Activity: Make a Fruit Salad
  • Jessie's Fun Food Fact
  • Breakfast Tips for Brain Power
  • Meet Penny
  • Penny's Power Foods
  • Activity: Overnight Oats
  • Penny's Fun Food Fact
  • Meet Carlos
  • Tip: Plant-Based Milk Vitamins and Minerals
  • Activity: Name the Fruit and Vegetables with the Super Crew
  • Meet Kira
  • Kira's Power Foods
  • Kira's Fun Food Fact
  • Let's Talk: Whole Grains
  • Your Turn: Brown Foods to Try
  • Activity: Build Your Own Whole Grain Meal
  • Activity: Create Color Meals Like the Super Crew
  • The Super Crew Activity: I tried it Bingo!
  • Just for Parents
  • Help Children Get the Right Amount of Food
  • Times I Can Provide Meals and Snacks
  • Healthy Snacks That My Child Likes
  • Family Style Meals Reminders -Eat Together When You Can
  • Help Children Expand Their Food Choices
  • Try These Cooking and Nutrition Tips
  • Avoid Using Food to Control Behavior
  • Activity: Non-Food Rewards
  • Create a Healthy Food Environment

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