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Take Time for Breakfast This March!

Take Time for Breakfast This March!

National School Breakfast Week is March 8-12, but why not celebrate the most important meal of the day all month long? This ‘virtual lifestyle’ has made it easy to fall out of our healthy routines, with many people choosing to skip breakfast. So use this month to get back into the habit of starting your...
Choose a Healthier You in 2021!

Choose a Healthier You in 2021!

We are all home more than ever, and we’ve all noticed an increase in our snacking habits. However, instead of getting down on ourselves and feeling guilty, we want to encourage you to make the most of your snacks and choose to add in nutrients and balance! Try these tips to revamp snack time for...
End the Year on a Healthy Note!

End the Year on a Healthy Note!

Oh, the cookies and other sweet treats are all over the place during celebrations this time of year. Having self-control can be a bit difficult for all of us. Instead of being hard on ourselves, we are challenging everyone to shift their energy to eating 3-5 fruits and vegetables every day! You could add a...
Meaningful Meals - Healthy Food Boxes for Families!

Meaningful Meals – Healthy Food Boxes for Families!

The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia (The Fund) has been awarded $100,000 by the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation to launch the new Meaningful Meals program to provide Philadelphia families in low-income neighborhoods with boxes of healthy food. Families will be able to pick up 20-pound food boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables,...
Choose a Healthier You This Holiday Season

Choose a Healthier You This Holiday Season

Celebrations are an important part of connecting with family members, especially during this time of year. However, we often end up overindulging and eating too much food at these gatherings. Did you know that on average, Americans gain 1 to 2 pounds during the holiday season? Eat Right Philly is here to help you “Choose...
FALL in Love with Nutrition!

FALL in Love with Nutrition!

In addition to your family’s health and wellness, it’s important to take some time for yourself as a parent and caregiver to focus on your own. Celebrate fall with Eat Right Philly and check out their delicious recipes and tips to make the most of the season. Also, check out their new virtual, self-paced lessons...
Stay Healthy and Safe This Summer with Tips from Eat Right Philly

Stay Healthy and Safe This Summer with Tips from Eat Right Philly

Healthy and Delicious Food Options As we move into summer and develop a new normal, summer is another opportunity to spend time cooking together. Below are some tips for creating meals with your children and resources for accessing fresh ingredients and food. Did Someone Say Zucchini Pizza Boats & Watermelon Pineapple Salsa? Yum! Check out...
Learn About the Importance of Breakfast During National School Breakfast Week!

Learn About the Importance of Breakfast During National School Breakfast Week!

D I D Y O U K N O W ? Students who eat breakfast at school are less likely to show symptoms of poor behavior, frustration, fatigue, headaches, and stomachaches. Your child's school meals are: Free of artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, MSG, BHT, BHA and High Fructose Corn Syrup Include 'No Antibiotic Ever' chicken...
Eat Right Philly & Wellness Teams: Helping Our Students Succeed!

Eat Right Philly & Wellness Teams: Helping Our Students Succeed!

Did you know that physically healthy students are better learners?  Implementing strategies that help students eat healthy and be active can result in decreased rates of student absenteeism, fewer behavioral problems, and higher school-wide test scores and grades. In order to promote the health and wellness of our students, the School District’s Wellness Policy states...