Balanced Choices for Healthy Habits - spotlight on pork

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Back-to-school is a great time to talk to students about making choices that will help lead to lifelong health-promoting habits. These activities will reinforce the importance of choosing balanced meals rich in lean protein, vitamins, and minerals based on USDA MyPlate dietary guidelines. The CDC has found evidence linking healthy eating and physical activity with academic achievement.

Visit program site to check out past lessons below on nutrition and sustainability practices on pork farms, and for take-home letters with ideas to help families make mealtimes meaningful and easy-to-prepare recipes.

Come back later this fall for new lessons and an interactive white-board activity.

Made possible by National Pork Board

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