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Give your sloppy joes a healthy boost by adding lentils, which are high in iron, B vitamins and fiber!
Does the lack of sunshine during the winter have you dragging your feet and not feeling your best? If so, you may have a Vitamin D deficiency. Not only does the sun put a little spring in our step, but it also is converted naturally to Vitamin D in our bodies. With the lack of […]
This weekend, try our healthy take on Chicken Tikka Masala! With lots of yummy and healthy spices in a creamy tomato sauce, this recipe is sure to become a new family favorite! Click the image below to view the full size PDF.
National Reading Month, Read Across America Day and Nutrition Month were all cause for major celebration –Dr. Seuss style – at Childtime in Sacramento this week. Gold-medal Olympic swimmer Summer Sanders joined children at the school in reading “Oh, the Things You Can Do That Are Good For You” in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. […]
To celebrate the fourth anniversary of our Grow FitTM healthy living initiative, we have some ideas for keeping your family healthy throughout the season. As the weather turns cooler and we spend less time outdoors, it doesn’t mean we have to give up healthy life choices. Here’s a few ways to celebrate fitness this October—and […]
We’ve designed Grow Fit® to help pave the way for a lifetime of healthy habits. By encouraging balanced nutritional practices and physical activity in early childhood, we’re helping prevent chronic disease later in life. We’re targeting these goals to help build a generation of healthy children: Physical Activity: 1-2 hours every day. Screen Time: At school, […]
Today we were honored to be recognized by the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) for the work we do every day to help children Grow Fit and learn to make healthy choices. Speaking at the fifth Annual Building a Healthier Future Summit, PHA President and CEO Larry Soler recalled the impression our children made […]
May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day and to celebrate, we wanted to share some interesting facts about the delicious berry. Check them out below and then gather your family together to go out and pick some of your own!
With four easy ingredients, you can have a healthy, filling lunch that kids and adults will love! Click the recipe card below to view a large PDF version.
We strive every day to teach children healthy habits and to help them reach their full potentials. So how do we lead by example? By enhancing our program to even further promote our Grow Fit lifestyle! Check out some of the amazing changes we’ve made at our schools:
As childhood obesity and attention deficit disorders in young children continue to increase, more and more research is being done about the effects of physical activity on children’s health. This research shows that regular exercise is not only vital to physical development, but also brain development in young children. Here are a few examples: Basic […]