Have you ever wondered if all that smartphone scrolling, snapping, and texting affects your brain? Scientists do, and they’re looking to find out if “screen time”—time spent looking at smartphones, computers, and television screens—changes the developing brain.
ACE Fit has compiled hundreds of appetizers, main dishes, desserts, and more that double as delicious and nutritious options. Search based on special dietary considerations, ingredients you happen to have on hand, or the type of dish you need to prepare.
Go shopping with chef Won Kim as he dishes on selecting affordable ingredients that can come together to make a complete, healthy meal. A balanced lifestyle makes room for the exercise, nutrition, and sleep that keep our minds sharp and our bodies strong. Learn the basic science of balance and get excited to make a homemade meal with your kids.
In this "Fuel It!" video, Maggie and Mrs. Kissell work together to demonstrate how to create a healthy and tasty after school snack of pitas filled with vegetables and a creamy sauce. The host, Mackenzie and Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, a registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, discuss why it is so nutritious.
In this video, Veronica, Julie, and Olga demonstrate how to create three healthy yet delightful dips. Making a fruit dip out of cream cheese and yogurt, a vegetable dip from yogurt, mayo, and spices, and guacamole dip from avocado and spices, the team demonstrates each step of the process and what fruits and vegetables to pair it with.
The health-related choices students learn to make when they’re young can have a lasting impact on their lifetime well-being, happiness, and academic success. EVERFI’s Healthier Me is an innovative, games-based middle school health curriculum that gives students the tools to make healthy, informed decisions when it comes to health and nutrition.
This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.
Most kids (and most adults) understand the need to make healthy food choices, get enough sleep, or participate in physical activity regularly. But people do not always base their actions on what they know. One of the challenges of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is to help people translate health information into action.
In this activity, students review the components of the Energy Equation: Food + Sleep + Physical Activity = Energy. They think about the barriers to and benefits of acting on each component of the equation. Finally, students develop a plan for putting their health knowledge into practice.
This learning activity provides a role-play scenario for students to apply the decision-making steps outlined in various situations and scenarios. Small groups of students determine lists of options, consequences, and decisions for each hypothetical situation. A digital activity link is included for use.