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We Have Your Solution to Your Next Health Fair!

Have you been searching for health fair promotional giveaways? Are you looking for ways to re-energize your marketing endeavors at your next health fair? Your search ends now with Learning ZoneXpress’ Health Fair Kits!

These kits are the solution to your next health fair…they’re ENGAGING, TIME-SAVING and ECONOMICAL. We have taken all of our top health fair products and put them in one easy and complete kit.  Our kits contain everything you need for a fun, easy, and successful health fair display or wellness event with fun takeaways for kids and practical nutrition messaging for adults.

Learning ZoneXpress MyPlate Health Fair Kit

They include over 1200 takeaways to help you share useful information with everyone and feature a variety of posters in a four-panel poster display, handouts and brochures, giveaway’s and vinyl banners.

Here is what one of our customers had to say about our Health Fair Kits….

We are using the Health Fair Kits from Learning ZoneXpress to promote healthy behavior choices around the state. The thing we like best is that there are resource pieces for adults and children, so all individuals in a family can benefit from the take home education materials that are appropriate for them regardless of age or family lifestyle. –Joy Card, Mississippi State University Extension Service

We currently offer a health fair kit for MyPlate, School Nutrition, Live 54321-Healthy Nutrition for Kids and Food and Fitness Health Fair Kit. Also, if you have a special focus for your health fair we would be glad to help you customize your kit and select the right products to best meet your needs. For help customizing your kit contact us at 888-455-7003 or email: customercare@learningzonexpress.com

Health and wellness promotions are more attractive with Learning ZoneXpress’ Health Fair Kits!

Brand New Nutrition Education Cards are a Success!

Our new product line Nutrition Education Cards were introduced in May and we have been blown away by the positive response!  It has been really exciting to see the variety of customers that have been purchasing these nutrition cards…from extension programs, WIC and public health offices, nutrition educators and more.

This positive response is a good indicator that our customers were ready for a new way to educate their clients.   We currently offer 12 different titles to choose from and more are on the way. Educational topics include: Pregnancy, breastfeeding, baby feeding, child nutrition, family nutrition and general nutrition.

What makes these cards a successful nutrition education resource?
• They are simple, easy-to-read, and economical.
• They were specifically designed for WIC, SNAP-Ed, and EFNEP clients.
• These cards offer useful, practical nutrition tips for parents and caregivers.
• They provide an individualized learning opportunity that is easy to understand.

 

Our Education Cards are cleverly designed on 4”x9”, 2-sided cardstock and feature a blank space on the backside to personalize it with your clinic or organization’s information. They come in an economical set of 100 and fit easily into a brochure display, WIC folder, or #10 standard business envelopes for easy mailing.

Thank you to all of our customers for purchasing this new product line and letting us know that a nutrition resource like this was needed to help educate their clients.

Visit Learning ZoneXpress to see all of our new Education Cards!

 

 

Celebrate Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month!

Join Learning ZoneXpress as we celebrate National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month! This month is a great time to introduce yourself and your family to a new fruit and vegetable. Following the USDA’s MyPlate recommendation of making half your plate fruits and vegetables makes it easy to incorporate fresh produce into each meal.

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Make half your plate fresh fruits and veggies with these simple tips:
• Keep fruits and vegetables visible. Place fruits in a bowl on the counter. Store cleaned and cut-up vegetables in clear storage containers in the refrigerator.
• Choose fruit for dessert.
• Snack on carrots, celery, peppers and broccoli dipped in hummus or low-fat dressing.
• Top cereal or yogurt with berries or sliced banana.
• Feature veggies in main dishes like sandwiches, pasta or stir-fry.
• Try vegetable-based soups like tomato, squash, lentil, or minestrone.
• Buy fresh fruits and vegetables when they are in season. Not only will you save money, the produce will likely taste better too. Explore your nearby farmer’s markets for a fun outing for the whole family!

Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables will add very important nutrition to your diet. Some of these nutrients may reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Each color has a different benefit, so eat a rainbow of fruits and vegetables every day!

For more nutrition education on fruits and vegetables, visit Learning ZoneXpress to see our variety of posters, handouts, activity books and more.

Brand New….Nutrition Starts Here: Smart Eating on a Budget DVD!

When you’ve got a tight budget, meal planning and healthy eating can be challenging. Our new Nutrition Starts Here: Smart Eating on a Budget DVD will help you develop healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime.

Join Chef Marshall O’Brien as he shares nutritious food choices and healthy eating strategies. Chef Marshall demonstrates and explains how cooking and eating healthy food can be both fun and delicious while saving money.

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Short video segments include:

• Simple, Tasty Slow Cooker Meals-Slow cooker meals offer convenience, cost savings, great flavors and are great for healthy eating.

• Understanding Portion Sizes- Use the USDA MyPlate as a guide to portion sizes.

• Label Reading- Look for words you can recognize, find words that represent food ingredients and not chemicals. Look for labels with fewer ingredients.

• Tasty Whole Grains- Benefits of whole grains include; Consistent energy-hunger satisfied longer, Nature’s broom-sweeping the digestive track, strong immune system, Look for the word “whole”.

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be expensive. We hope that this video offers you a few simple tips to learn how to make healthy choices while staying within your budget.

Happy Birthday, MyPlate! LZX reflects on the day MyPlate was first announced 4 years ago.

MyPlate Healthy Eating Poster from Learning ZoneXpressAs we celebrate MyPlate’s 4th birthday today, Learning ZoneXpress takes a moment to reflect on the day MyPlate was first announced by First Lady, Michelle Obama.  We were first on the scene with educational resources and haven’t slowed down since, so we thought it would be fun to share a couple memories from the team involved from the beginning.

Customer Service Manager, Shelly and Director of Educational Resources, Mary Beth both recall our designers running to their desks as the announcement was made. They were ready to work! Mary Beth remembers “standing around the screen watching the announcement and Barb high tails it to her desk to get the icon from the website. We had a MyPlate poster and handout ready the next morning! I remember people being really grateful and excited that we had these resources so quickly.”

Linnea, our Product Manager, was  highly involved in the content creation of these resources. She remembers the day vividly.

Thinking back, it was a kind of crazed time that’s for sure! I remember receiving a Google Alert on May 26th from WebMD saying that “a new Food Pyramid Replacement” was coming in a week’s time and emailing the link out to the team: http://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20110526/food-pyramid-replacement-coming-june-2 This sent us scrambling formulating our game plan for design, what could be put on hold? We need to set up item numbers! We need to meet with printers about quick turn arounds, etc. It was kind of exciting not knowing what exactly was coming, but we were ready for anything that was going to be announced.

I remember I had a hard time sleeping the night before the announcement because I knew it was going to be a crazy time scrambling to put together content quickly for our resources. Morning of the announcement, we had a laptop set up for us to watch the press conference and Melanie was serving treats to celebrate, but the design team didn’t indulge because we had our work cut out for us. We had product designed and promoted within 24 hours of the announcement and promised having products ready for shipment within a week!

LZX Team watching MyPlate Announcement from Michelle Obama

Here’s a photo we dug up of some team members anxiously awaiting the announcement on June 2, 2011. Can you believe it’s been four years?! Happy Birthday, MyPlate!

How are you celebrating MyPlate? Tell us in the comments below. We’d love to hear from you.