Healthy Kids Today Prevent Cancer Tomorrow


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It’s never too early to start healthy habits, especially when those habits can reduce kids’ chances of heart disease, diabetes, and other serious conditions.

Veggies with a heart shaped cutout
Photo credit: American Institute for Cancer Research

The American Institute for Cancer Research crafted six toolkits to teach kids how easy and fun healthy eating and activity changes can be. Each toolkit contains a recipe, an activity, a lesson plan, and cooking and safety tips. Adults can bring these toolkits into homes as well as into the community. From yummy blueberry smoothies to a shopping cart challenge, these toolkits are informative but also just plain fun!

Check out each toolkit and download the materials to begin helping kids fight cancer and obesity.

Toolkit 1: Eat Powerful Plant Foods

Toolkit 2: Go With Whole Grains

Toolkit 3: Healthy Protein

Toolkit 4: Get Active

Toolkit 5: Healthy Grocery Shopping

Toolkit 6: Taste a Rainbow of Colors


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