Resources by Elena Serrano
|Kids, Food, and Electronic Media||May 1, 2009||348-008|
|Calcium: Build Strong Bones||May 1, 2009||348-019|
|Go Local, Virginia||May 1, 2009||348-127|
|Healthy Eating for Children Ages 2 to 5 Years Old: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers||
Rapid growth and development occurs during the preschool years, ages 2 through 5. A child grows about 2 to 3 inches and gains 4 to 5 pounds each year. Proper nutrition and opportunities to play and be physically active are critical to ensuring your child grows properly, learns to enjoy nutritious foods, and adopts healthy behaviors for maximum development and lifelong health. This publication covers various topics of interest to parents and caregivers of young children and gives an overview of optimal feeding practices.
|Dec 13, 2013||348-150 (HNFE-105P)|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Is a Healthy Weight?||
There is no one healthy weight for all children. Children come in different sizes and shapes. Some children are naturally petite. Others have bigger builds, larger bones, or greater muscle mass that can result in a heavier weight. They also grow at different rates. Any weight that supports growth, learning, development, fitness, and well-being can be a healthy weight.
|Dec 10, 2014||348-270 (HNFE-213P)|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Should I Do if My Child Is Underweight?||May 1, 2009||348-271|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Should I Do if My Child Has a Poor Body Image?||May 1, 2009||348-272|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Should I Do if My Child Is Overweight?||
If your child is overweight, he or she is not alone. Overweight and obesity are growing at epidemic rates among American children and teens. The rate has tripled in 30 years and is expected to rise. In 2012, 18 percent of children ages 6 to 11 and 20 percent of adolescents ages 12 to 19 were considered obese.
|Dec 10, 2014||348-273 (HNFE-215P)|
|Trans Fats and the Food Label||May 1, 2009||348-350|
|The Low-Carbohydrate Craze: Is it a healthy way to lose weight?||May 1, 2009||348-351|
|Iron: Build Strong Blood||May 1, 2009||348-371|
|Nourishing Children with Books||May 1, 2009||348-950|
|Safe and Nutritious Seafood in Virginia||May 1, 2009||348-961|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Activity Charades||Dec 13, 2011||348-996|
|Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Silly Songs||Dec 13, 2011||348-997|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids, Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Activitudes||Dec 13, 2011||348-998|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids, Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Calorie Countdown||Dec 13, 2011||348-999|
|Pescados y Mariscos en Virginia - Inocuos y Nutritivos||Jan 12, 2010||348-961S|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Activities Lesson Experience: Laborsaving Devices||Dec 13, 2011||349-001|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Label Literacy||Dec 13, 2011||349-002|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Sandwich Something||Dec 13, 2011||349-003|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Grazing on Grains||Dec 13, 2011||349-004|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Commercializing Ourselves||Dec 13, 2011||349-005|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Experience: What’s Important Is Inside||Dec 14, 2011||349-006|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Plans Experience: Body Positive||Dec 14, 2011||349-007|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Experience: You Can’t Judge a Book by its Cover||Dec 14, 2011||349-008|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Experience: What’s “Normal” Supposed to Look Like Anyway?||Dec 14, 2011||349-009|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Drinks Lesson Experience: Be a Drink Detective||Dec 14, 2011||349-010|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Drinks Lesson Experience: Mix It Up||Dec 14, 2011||349-011|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Drinks Lesson Plans Experience: Filter-Buster||Dec 14, 2011||349-012|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Foods Lesson Experience: Nutrient Navigation||Dec 14, 2011||349-013|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Foods Lesson Experience: Planning a Healthy Plate||Dec 14, 2011||349-014|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Foods Lesson Experience: Color Your Plate||Dec 14, 2011||349-015|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids;Smart Choices Lesson Experience: Sense of Time||Dec 14, 2011||349-017|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Choices Lesson Experience: Tongue-Tastic||Dec 14, 2011||349-018|
|The Nitty-Gritty of Food Safety: A Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers||Feb 2, 2012||FST-11|
|Building Healthy Meals Together||
Teach your kids the building blocks of a balanced meal and a healthy life with food and physical activity. It's a lesson they won't forget!
|Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-111NP|
|Fruits and Veggies||
Want your child to eat more fruits and veggies? Learn how to make fruits and veggies fun while shopping, cooking, and eating them together.
|Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-112NP|
|Cook Together. Eat Together. Talk Together.||
Want to have a relaxing meal time with your family? Learn how to enjoy each other more and get the most out of your time together.
|Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-113NP|
|Sink Those Germs! Food Safety||
Food Safety is important for keeping you and your little ones healthy and safe. Learn how to keep a clean kitchen and how to help your kids be germ-free!
|Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-121NP|
|Let’s Move! Enjoy Moving as a Family||
Find ways to be active with your family no matter the weather. Help your kids to grow-up strong and healthy by moving every day.
|Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-122NP|
|Nonnutritive Sweeteners: Are They Safe?||Oct 24, 2013||HNFE-140P|
|Popular Diets: If It Sounds Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is||
The promotion of different “diets” or diet programs has become rampant in our modern society, with many making erroneous claims about weight loss and healthy lifestyles. It can seem that each time you hop on the computer or catch the news a groundbreaking way to shed pounds and get the perfect body is being touted.
|Dec 6, 2013||HNFE-141P|
|Sports Drinks: Are They Necessary for My Child?||
Sports drinks were developed to help replenish fluid, electrolytes, and carbohydrates lost during long, hard exercise, sometimes performed in extreme temperatures. For example, participating in endurance cycling, marathon training, competitive soccer and tennis matches, and football during the summer months. While sports drinks provide benefits under such circumstances, youth are consuming sports drinks after minimal physical activity, during routine sports practices, and sometimes even outside of sports participation.
|Nov 18, 2013||HNFE-142P|
|Energy Drinks: Are They Healthy for Children?||
Energy drinks are types of beverages that contain stimulants and are aimed at improving mental alertness and concentration and providing physical stimulation, such as optimizing athletic performance. They are different from sports drinks, which generally do not contain stimulants.
|Mar 17, 2014||HNFE-183P|
Whole-grains are great for you and your kids. Learn how to tell if your grains are whole-grain and ways to add more whole-grains to your day. If you eat whole-grains, your kids will too!
|Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-76NP|
Theres no power like the power of a mother! Use your Mom Power for good by helping your little ones get enough milk every day to grow up big and strong.
|Jul 7, 2014||HNFE-88NP|