Eating More Fruits & Vegetables


Classes:

Evening Fruits & Veggies Class   June 6 at 6 p.m.
  No Yoga for children
Daytime Fruits & Veggies Class   June 7 at 10 a.m.
  No Yoga for children
Cooking Class   June 22 at 6 p.m.   No Yoga for children

Registration for June classes begins May 15.

Online Resources:

Free app

  • 5-A-Day Google Play - iPhone  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/5-a-day/id783613065?mt=8

Keep track of how many servings of fruits and vegetables you eat each day.

Sources for fruits and vegetables in Stillwater

Farmer’s market web page

Order fresh food from Oklahoma vendors and it delivered to a site in Stillwater once per month

Easy to Read

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/healthy-living/nutrition/Pages/How-to-Get-Your-Child-to-Eat-More-Fruits-and-Veggies.aspx

Tips to get kids to eat more fruit and veggies. Includes recipes and tie ins to books.  Article can be listened to instead of reading and is available in Spanish

  • Choose My Plate

https://www.choosemyplate.gov/ten-tips-smart-shopping

Where and when to get fruits and vegetables

  •  National Institute of Health

https://healthreach.nlm.nih.gov/document/97/Healthy-Numbers-for-Kids-and-Families-Eat-Five-or-More-Fruits-and-Vegetables-Every-Day

Links to fruits and vegetable audio or printable information in 7 languages

Video

Links for kids activities and also has video recipes and tips

Videos covering success stories, healthy eating and healthy recipes

Consumer Health Sites

NIH site discussing advantages of plants in diet

Dialysis patient Citizen’s education center.  Study outlining the benefits of fruits and vegetables in reducing medication needs.

Nutrition page on medline plus links to many fruit and vegetable sites in related issues and specifics area of the page

CDC page for healthy eating with links to a healthy eating tracker

Handouts

Government website to help with nutrition.  This is a printable daily checklist.  Available for all ages and calorie targets.

Cancer website with quick tips to increase fruits and vegetables in your diet.  Can be printed to hand out and has text size options as well.

Clinical trials

App for fruit and vegetable intake.  Not yet recruiting.

Links to in depth studies

Harvard school of public health  lists studies and benefits of fruits and veggies in diet.