Let's Move!

Check out these tips for increasing physical activity! Choose activities that you enjoy and can do regularly. Choose activities that you enjoy and can do regularly

Indoor Physical Activity Resources For Kids!

Activity helps kids stay happy and healthy! If rain keeps you inside check out these ideas!

Grow a Kitchen Garden!

Gardening is a great way to spend time together with your family!

Be An Active Family

Physical Activity is important for children and adults of all ages. Being active as a family can benefit everyone.

Kid-Friendly Veggies and Fruits

Fruits and veggies are fun to eat!

Parents

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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Resources

Grocery Game Plan List

Stay organized with a grocery list to avoid buying items you don't really need.

Grocery Game Plan Calendar

Before making a grocery list, write down the meals you want to make this week. Buying for the week means you'll make fewer shopping trips and buy only the items you need.

Let's Move!

Check out these tips for increasing physical activity! Choose activities that you enjoy and can do regularly. Choose activities that you enjoy and can do regularly

Indoor Physical Activity Resources For Kids!

Activity helps kids stay happy and healthy! If rain keeps you inside check out these ideas!

Healthy Tips for Active Play!

Active play helps children learn healthy habits! Keeping your child active now helps lower the chance of developing chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes.

Grow A Family Garden!

A garden is a great way to teach kids where their food comes from! Vegetables and herbs can be grown in pots or containers on a sunny balcony!

Grow a Kitchen Garden!

Gardening is a great way to spend time together with your family!

MyPlate

MyPlate is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. The right mix can help you be healthier now and in the future.

Super Tracker

SuperTracker can help you plan, analyze, and track your diet and physical activity.

Be An Active Family

Physical Activity is important for children and adults of all ages. Being active as a family can benefit everyone.

SNAP-ED Children's Favorite Cookbook

This healthy cookbook is chock-full of tasty recipes kids can make!

Kid-Friendly Veggies and Fruits

Fruits and veggies are fun to eat!

Healthy Tips for Picky Eaters

Picky eating behavior is common for many children from the age of 2 to 5 years.

Family Mealtimes Matter Flyer

Discover the power of sharing family meals together!

Healthier Middle Schools, Every Parents Can Help

Ways parents can support healthier food choices and increased physical activity in their schools.

Naturally Flavored Water!

Flavor your water naturally without added sugars! The combinations are endless!

Eating Better On A Budget!

There are many ways to save money on the foods you eat! The three main steps are planning before you shop, purchasing the items at the best price, and preparing meals that stretch your food dollars.

Story Spotlight

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.

Agency Spotlight

CONCERNs-U

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.