Breakfast: the Fast and the Simple

Breakfast: the Fast and the Simple

Eating breakfast is important for everyone, but is especially so for children and adolescents. A well-rounded meal helps children perform better in the classroom and on the playground, with better concentration, problem-solving skills, and eye-hand coordination. Breakfast can be tough to include when you are rushing around in the morning but with a bit of planning, you can eat a healthy, satisfying, tasty meal, and start your day off right. Our friends at Familywize have some great tips for starting off your day right: Breakfast: the Fast and...

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Increasing access to nutritious foods creates opportunities for a healthier community

Increasing access to nutritious foods creates opportunities for a healthier community

Kids are more likely to succeed in school if they’re healthy and well-fed when they enter the classroom. Adults who make healthy choices and have access to affordable health services are more productive in the workplace and their community. When individuals experience better health, they contribute to the collective well-being of the entire community. One of the ways United Way creates a healthier community is collaborating with partners to increase access to healthy and affordable food. Programs like Roots and Wings Youth Leadership...

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