In 2010, author and illustrator Kirsten Klug created the Healthy & Fun Choices™ activity workbook to open the lines of communication between children and parents regarding healthy, fun choices. After physicians, dentists and teachers purchased copies of the books for their patients/students, Kirsten Klug realized there was a bigger neeed: programming. In June of 2010, […]
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Nutrition includes what we eat, drink and crave. Our nutrition provides the fuel to get through our day and burn the calories that we need to burn. A healthy nutrition includes: • Colorful food choices • Well balanced meal from all five food groups • Good porportions and eating on smaller plate sizes • Drinking […]
Just like a plant or tree in nature, Vitamin D helps individuals grow as well. It is just one of the reasons why SUNSHINE keeps us healthy. Regular exposure to sunlight allows our skin cells to use ultraviolet-B rays to synthesize vitamin D, which has several benefits, including: 1. Allows the intestine to absorb […]
Want to know how many calories are in the food you eat? Want to know how many calories you burn when you do certain physical activities? Here are some online charts that will help you discover your healthy choices… http://www.webmd.com/diet/healthtool-food-calorie-counter Calorie Counter App – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.about.CalorieCount&hl=en
The month of March 2013, Kirsten led a series of Healthy & Fun Choices workshops with the second graders at Happy Valley Elementary. The first week we discovered a variety of healthy food choices, talked about portions, and what makes certain foods more nutritious than others. We also got into teams and did fun and […]
As a tiny creature roving the earth, I blended in with moss, lichen and tree bark. I had so many legs that I stuck to everything I pleased. ‘Why on earth would God want me here?’ I asked so many times, that soon the black birds stomped their feet and the coyotes barked. They would […]