UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program
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UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition News K-12

Nutrition News K-12

A quarterly newsletter to help teachers and administrators be aware of how important it is to maintain a healthy lifestyle for themselves and their students. (English only)

Issue Articles
Spring 2019 - English (402KB)

Screen Free Week: April 29-May 5, 2019; Research Show Benefits of Reduced Screen Time; Older Children are Also at Rick from Excessive Screen Time; Teachers, Promote Screen Free Week; Program Opportunities

Spring 2019 - Spanish (417KB)

La Semana sin Pantallas, 29 de abril al 5 de mayo de 2019; Los estudios muestran que reducir el tiempo frente a las pantallas tiene sus beneficios; Pasar tiempo en exceso ante las pantallas también representa un riesgo para los niños más pequeños; Los maestros promueven la semana sin pantallas; Oportunidades que ofrece el programa

Winter 2019 (1,587KB)

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans; Updates to the Physical Activity Guidelines; Physical Activity - Pass It On; Program Opportunities

Fall 2018 (2,575KB)

Just What Are GMOs; CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health); Survey Coming in October; Program Opportunities

Spring 2018 (1,687KB)

Screen Free Week; Research Show Benefits of Reduced Screen Time; Older Children are Also at Risk from Excessive Screen Time;  Teachers, Promote Screen Free Week; Program Opportunities

Winter 2018 (1,740KB)

Setting Students Up for Successful Learning; Start Every Day with Breakfast; Nutrition Activity - What's for Breakfast; Physical Fitness Activity - Fruit Salad; Program Opportunities

Fall 2017 (1,794KB)

Great Job Teachers!; National School Meal Programs Provide Important Daily Nutrition; Classroom Rewards; Program Opportunities

Spring 2017 (1,466KB)

Making Healthy Choices the Easy Choices; Creating a Physically Active Classroom Atmosphere; Break Time...Keep Moving!; Program Opportunities

Winter 2017 (1,807KB)

Food Marketing to Children and Youth: Threat or Opportunity; Creating Commercials for Healthy Foods; Program Opportunities


Fall 2016 (273KB)

Snacks - Good for Everyone; Activities - Wiggles and Fruit Salad; Sports Drink - A Healthy Choice?; Promote Healthy Eating; Program Opportunities

Spring 2016 (379KB)

Nutrition Education Doesn't End in the Classroom; School Wellness Policy; Sleep is Critical to Children's Health; Program Opportunities

Winter 2016 (288KB)

2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines; Physical Activity - Zero In; The Guidelines and Key Recommendations; Program Opportunities

Fall 2015 (978KB)

Promoting Healthy Classrooms; Physical Activity - The Classroom Workout Circuit & Quick Draw; Rewarding Students; Program Opportunities

Spring 2015 (257KB)

It's Just a Soda; Activity - How Much Sugar are You Drinking?; Sports Drinks, Flavored Water, and Energy Drinks; Program Opportunities

Winter 2015 (420KB)

Gluten-Free=Healthy Eating...Really?; Activity - Space Jam; Recess, Kids' Favorite Subject; Program Opportunities

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