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Disaster Preparedness Tips for You and Your Family

Written by John Ricketts, director of disaster services for Feed the Children

For many families, this season can cause a lot of anxiety. However, you can alleviate some of that stress by being prepared, not scared…

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Importance of Men and Women Working Together for Children’s Wellness

John Otieno, Feed the Children-Kenya’s Food and Nutrition program manager discusses the importance of men and women working together to improve their children’s health and nutrition.

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Nutrition Expert Offers Tips on How to Keep Kids Healthy

Tips given by Katie Van Es, medical student at University of Wisconsin

If you eat healthy meals with your children, they are more likely to grow up making healthier choices...

There are 4 tips to help you get started
How to Create Quick, Nutritious Meals for Your Family: Egg Muffin Cups with Herbalife Nutrition

Recipe written by Herbalife Nutrition dietitians

If you have hungry kids and need to save money, yet stay nutritious, this is the recipe for you! You can have a couple of these delicious mini-omelets for a meal or have a single one for a snack...

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USDA SNAP

SNAP Education (SNAP-Ed)

SNAP-Ed teaches people to shop for and cook healthy meals. SNAP-Ed can help people learn how to make their SNAP dollars stretch.

FNS recognizes the importance of nutrition security as a vital component to strengthen local communities and ensure SNAP participants have opportunities to live healthy and active lifestyles. SNAP-Ed programs offer activities that address the specific needs of communities. State and implementing agencies reach our neighbors in need in a variety of ways, be that in public health approaches that increase access to nutritious food and physical activity, culturally appropriate direct education that helps families determine how they can fit healthy habits into their daily lives, or social marketing campaigns that show that all of us have the potential to make the healthy choice the easy choice with the right support.

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What Kids Eat for Breakfast Around the World

Written by Malia Wollan , contributing writer for the New York Times and food & farming journalism fellowship director for the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

To sample the extensive smorgasbord that still constitutes breakfast around the world, Hannah Whitaker recently visited with families in seven countries photographing some of their youngest eater...

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5 Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

Originally written by experts with a2 Milk

Let’s keep your child - and your wallet - happy! Here are some of our favorite ways to save on back-to-school shopping this year.

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The Table - Feed the Children

The table is where you gather to share meals, ideas and the events of your day. It's where you make plans and collaborate to achieve a common goal. Take what you’ve learned today and help a family who need food and essentials. We’ve saved you a seat at The Table.

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