We present this lesson on the same day the FDA has approved a fat substitute for cooking. Now millions of people across the country will increase their fried and junk food intake, only realizing later that all those extra fat-free calories will still get converted to extra pounds. Get your kids into shape by having them walk, and chart how far they’ve gone.
This nutrition lesson is prompted from our reading of “How to Teach Nutrition to Kids” by Connie Liakos Evers, MS, RD. This easy-to-read book is packed with information and activities that, although targeted to educate 6-10 year olds, can be appropriate for all ages.