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Health Education Materials

Newsletter No. 1

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Middle School Newsletters

Issue 1 highlights carbohydrates, stretching and how to make the best choices with fast foods and vending machines.

Think Healthy! Exercise – Caregiver Brochure

Four-panel companion brochures emphasize a caregiver's role in promoting physical activity in children. The pieces encourage adults to be active as a family and set a good example for children by exercising and staying in shape.

Think Healthy! Exercise

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Four-panel brochures demonstrate the cyclical nature of being physically active in an accessible and appropriate way. This continuum of exercising and feeling good and full of energy allows children to improve both their mental and physical well being.

Think Healthy! Nutrition – Caregiver Brochure

Tri-panel companion brochures emphasize a caregiver's role in promoting physical and mental health in children. The pieces encourage adults to act as a role model for the children they care for by choosing a healthy diet and appropriate portion sizes.

Think Healthy! Nutrition – Middle School Brochure

Tri-panel brochures illustrate the cyclical nature of healthy eating and mental well-being in an accessible and appropriate way. This continuum of healthy eating and feeling better about oneself allows children to improve both their mental and physical well being.

Starting Right: Healthy & Fit - The Real Deal

This new brochure is targeted to teens and features practical ways to keep healthy and look good. It includes a health and fitness quiz, tips on portion control, and exercise suggestions and recommendations. Healthy & Fit is also a publication of The Starting Right Initiative, a partnership between The Picower Foundation and Children's Health Fund, and received leadership support from Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company.

Starting Right: Hey Baby – Pregnancy Guide

This magazine format guide is targeted at moms-to-be offers healthy living tips for a healthy baby and mom. It includes tips on eating healthy, being active during pregnancy, tips for relaxation and more. Hey Baby is a publication of The Starting Right Initiative, which helps children and their families improve nutrition and fitness, and is a partnership between The Picower Foundation and the Children’s Health Fund.

Starting Right: Healthy Families Making Healthy Choices

This brochure is targeted to parents and caregivers. It is an indirect approach to weight management and describes realistic ways families can make healthy lifestyle, food and beverage choices.  Health care providers can also use these materials with their patients at the medical visit. The brochure follows low literacy guidelines, is relevant for families of all backgrounds and is available in English and Spanish.

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