Help Your Child Grow Up Healthy and Strong
A Healthy Week-at-a-Glance
An easy and fun way to keep your family active and eating right is to create
a weekly calendar of healthy lifestyle activities. Use some of the ideas below
to get yourself started on building a healthy life that works for your family
and your schedule.
Start a daily log of what your family eats and how they keep active; review it
with them at the end of each week.
Go to your local community center and find out what physical activity or sports
programs are available.
Make frozen juice pops instead of buying popsicles . They're healthier and
Encourage your family to use safe and accessible stairs as an active
alternative to elevators and escalators.
Involve your kids in cooking and take a walk after dinner.
Take your children food shopping and let them pick out a new fruit or vegetable
Review the coming week's school lunch menu with your kids, and talk about
making healthy meal choices.
Resources for More Information
Nutrition and Physical Activity