As a parent you play a vital role in shaping your child’s eating and physical activity habits. Did you know instilling healthy habits early on can reap benefits as children mature into adulthood? For example, parents who eat breakfast are more likely to have children and then teens who also consume breakfast regularly. Check out our collection of resources below for more tips including advice for picky eaters and physical activity tips for the whole family!

"At home you do what you can to make sure your kids eat healthier and stay active. But since they spend so much of their day in middle school, your influence is needed there too!".

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A BIG Thank You!

Our Community Nutrition Educator Kim received a BIG thank-you note from students at Watervliet Elementary! Kim teaches youth about the principles of Go, Slow and Whoa Foods to help them make smart food choices.

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Capital Region Eat Smart New York would like to salute our partner CONCERNs-U! a multi-faceted agency they offer a food pantry, crisis intervention, information and referral, advocacy, clothing, back-to-school, case management, and holiday projects.