Study after study shows that kids who eat breakfast do better in school, and have better concentration and more energy. It is believed that due to the types of food often associated with the morning meal, children who eat breakfast are generally in better health overall, (Fiber in the form of cereals can help with weight control and has also been linked to lower cholesterol levels.) Breakfast is also an opportunity to feed your child bone building calcium and vitamin D.
Seasons form the natural
backdrop for eating because eating a fruit or vegetable in its season is when
you get the most flavor and nutritional value and when it is the most
Counting down to the first day of the fall season!
Making your menu a seasonal one looks different in different
regions of the country and even in different parts of the world. However, for the most part, in fall,
turn toward the more warming, autumn harvest foods, spices and seasoning,
including carrot, sweet potato, onions, garlic, ginger, peppercorns and mustard
To learn more on what’s in season in the fall visit http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/whats-in-season-fall
Haas EM. Staying healthy with the
seasons. Celestial Arts, Berkeley, CA. 1981.
The George Mateljan Foundation
(n.d.). Healthy Eating With the Seasons. Retrieved from http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php/genpage.php?tname=faq&dbid=28