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Free I Tried It Stickers for National Nutrition Month

Free Stickers for National Nutrition MonthHere at Learning ZoneXpress, we are getting excited for National Nutrition Month! As you may know, it’s our favorite time of year.  This year, we have an exciting offer of FREE I Tried It Stickers with any order. These are a customer favorite used by nutrition professionals all across the nation to encourage children to try new foods, assist in cafeteria taste tests and more.

Use coupon code MNM16 at www.learningzonexpress.com to receive a free roll of I Tried It stickers with your purchase!

Expires 3/31/16. Not valid with any other offers. May not be applied to previous orders. Limit one free roll (905900) per order.

March is National Nutrition Month Bulletin Board KitInterested in more resources to celebrate National Nutrition Month? Learning ZoneXpress has a brand new March is Nutrition Month Bulletin Board Kit available for a limited time in addition to nutrition posters, handouts, incentives and more! Visit www.learningzonexpress.com to view them all and don’t forget to use coupon code MNM16 to receive 200 free I Tried It Stickers! Happy Nutrition Month!

 

 

Video Librarian reviews Nutrition Starts Here: Smart Eating on a Budget

Nutrition Starts Here Smart Eating on a BudgetWe are thrilled with Video Librarian’s latest review of one of our new video releases…

Nutrition Starts Here: Smart Eating on a Budget ***

(2015) 19 min. DVD: $79.95 (downloadable teacher’s guide available). Learning ZoneXpress. PPR. Closed captioned.

Hosted by chef Marshall O’Brien, Nutrition Starts Here features bite-sized (sorry) vignettes showcasing nutritious food choices and strategies for taking control of what you eat. In the longest segment, “Simple, Tasty Slow Cooker Meals,” O’Brien shows viewers how to toss in a few simple ingredients and let a crockpot do the heavy lifting, while also offering food safety tips (particularly important if your dish starts with raw ingredients like chicken) and advice on testing appliances for proper temperatures to ensure safe meal preparation. “Tasty Whole Grains” looks at the nutritional differences between whole grains and refined grains, while “Understanding Portion Sizes” and “Label Reading” go together like salt and pepper—helping viewers determine how much food to put on their plates, and demystifying the complexities of product labels. While the program could have delved deeper into the “budget” part of its title, this is a solid introduction, overall, to making healthier eating choices. Recommended. Aud: J, H, P. (C. Block)

(January/February 2016 Volume 31, Issue 1)

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Staff Favorite Nutrition Education Products: Mary Beth picks best bets for Public Health

Learning About Nutrition through ActivitiesThis week we asked staff what were some of their top pick products. Here’s what Mary Beth told us:

MyPlate for Expecting Moms Handout $11.95
Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant have special nutritional needs. Based on the USDA’s MyPlate, the recommendations on the MyPlate for Expecting Moms Handouts help pregnant women eat for a healthy baby. 8 1/2″ x 11″, 50 sheets, 2-sided (Also available in Spanish)

MyPlate for Breastfeeding Moms Handout $11.95
The MyPlate for Breastfeeding Moms Handout Tablet is a dietary guide based on USDA MyPlate recommendations to help women who are breastfeeding eat a healthy, balanced diet that supports the baby’s needs and helps mom return to her pre-pregnancy weight. 8 1/2” x 11”, 50 sheets, 2-sided. (Also available in Spanish)

Preschool Head to Toe Banner $129.95
This banner groups healthy, kid-friendly nutritious food choices and significant nutrients by the parts of the body they benefit most, including brain, hair, eyes, teeth, bones, heart, muscles, skin, and digestive system. (Also available as handout and poster)

Move Bingo for Kids $39.95
This bingo features simple stretches and movements selected specifically for young children based on skill level. The instructor reads the movements on the clue cards, children will do the movements, and those with the activity on their game card cover the square.

LANA Learning About Nutrition through Activities Deluxe Kit $389.95
LANA (Learning About Nutrition through Activities) Deluxe Kit is a 24 week preschool program (20 minute daily sessions). LANA is a research-based curriculum that encourages children to taste, eat and enjoy more fruits and vegetables. (Items also sold individually.)

Staff Favorite Nutrition Education Products: Maureen picks FACS favorites!

This week we asked staff what were some of their top pick products. Here’s what Maureen told us:

Money Smart DVDFood Safety; It’s in Your Hands DVD $79.95
Discover the steps to keeping food safe from foodborne illness by joining a chef in the kitchen along with a microbiologist to learn what you need to know for clean and safe food storage and preparation.

Money Smart DVD $79.95
Make dollars and cents of your money now so you build financial security for your future starting today. Money Smart DVD features financial and business professionals sharing their knowledge and insight into all aspects of money to impart to viewers what they need to know about their finances.

5 Minute Activities: 21st Century Job Skills $29.95
5 Minute 21st Century Job Skills Activities can help you introduce a lesson or utilize extra minutes of class time with 50 quick and effective activities that incorporate essential 21st Century Job Skills in five minutes or less.

STEM Nutrition Poster Set $99.95
Challenge students with inquiry-based lessons that encourage STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) critical thinking skills about a variety of nutrition topics. Problem-based learning lessons pose thought-provoking questions about sugar, the importance of eating breakfast, food labels, caffeine, portion size, and more.

Say Yes to FCS Poster $14.95
The FCS Careers Poster Set highlights the top 35 family and consumer sciences careers and career trends for 2020 that relate to FCS with word cloud-based design and photos depicting different professions.

Staff Favorite Nutrition Education Products: Londa picks health school tops!

This week we asked staff what were some of their top pick products. Here’s what Londa told us:

1 Terrific Tray Dry Erase Menu Board $235.95
Promote 1 Terrific Tray™ every day for the best school day by displaying your daily lunch and breakfast menus on this colorful dry erase board! The 1 Terrific Tray™ Dry Erase Menu Board makes it easy to show daily menu items categorized by food group directly on a school lunch tray.

i tried it stickersI Tried It Stickers $6.95
Reward adventurous eaters with I Tried It Stickers! These colorful stickers are the perfect incentive or reward for tasting and trying a new food. The stickers also serve as a great conversation starter to share with others what was sampled.

Start Your Day With Breakfast Bulletin Board Kit $24.95
Discover the importance of eating breakfast every day with the information found on the Start Your Day with Breakfast Bulletin Board Kit. This colorful and engaging nutrition bulletin board kit explains the components of a healthy breakfast.

Healthy Eating From Head to Toe Kids Poster $14.95
The Healthy Eating from Head to Toe Poster shows nutritious food choices grouped together by the parts of the body they benefit most, including your brain, hair, skin, teeth, bones, heart, muscles, eyes, and digestive system.

Build a Balanced Breakfast Vinyl Banner with Dry Erase Board or poster $199.95
Encourage students to build a balanced breakfast with the Breakfast Vinyl Banner with Stand and Dry Erase Menu Board. This eye-catching banner paired with easy erase menu board is a great reminder for students to take foods from all food groups for a complete and healthy breakfast.

Veggie Subgroup Posters $39.95
Follow the MyPlate message to “make half your plate fruits and vegetables” with the Vegetable Subgroup Poster Set. Vegetables are organized into five subgroups, based on their nutrient content. This poster set features a variety of vegetable photographs grouped by subgroup.