The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is committed to promoting a healthy today and tomorrow for our children. Public education through foundation, community and corporate partners is the first step.
The Kids Eat Right campaign was launched to support public education projects and programs that address the national health concern of obesity among our children.
A visual summarization of the Kids Eat Right campaign, including its purpose, resources and major accomplishments.
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Kids Eat Right and Future of Food Webinars
The Foundation has created feee webinars to educate Academy members, as well as members of the public, on the vital role that RDNs have in nutrition education.
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Kids Eat Right: Hear it from Gold Medalist, Hilary Knight
USA Women's Hockey Silver Medalist Hilary Knight points to the importance of nutrition and exercise in helping kids perform at their best in school and sports.
Research on U.S. Family Nutrition and Physical Activity
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation has twice fielded a survey to investigate current beliefs and habits among U.S. families and children surrounding nutrition and physical activity. The State of Family Nutrition and Physical Activity Report reveals the current realities of kids' and families' eating and activity behaviors in the US and is based on a survey conducted in February 2010.
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Online Screening Tool
The FNPA is a tool developed as a result of an ongoing research partnership of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation with Iowa State University. The instrument includes items that evaluate family policies and environments that influence children’s physical activity, diet and sedentary behavior and can predict potential adverse changes in a child’s risk for overweight.
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Kids Eat Right Programs
Champions for Healthy Kids Grants Program
A partnership between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, the General Mills Foundation and the President's Challenge.
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Energy Balance 4 Kids Programs (EB4K)
The EB4K (Energy Balance for Kids, formerly Healthy Schools Partnership) is a project developed through a partnership between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation.
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Meet the Challenge!
Four Kids Eat Right Campaign Members in Iowa are serving as RD Coaches for the Meet the Challenge! project. Meet the Challenge! is a collaborative project between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and the Iowa Department of Education with funding from an Iowa Department of Education Team Nutrition grant and an educational grant from the Wellmark Foundation. The RD Coaches are assisting nearly 70 schools in Iowa to meet the Healthier US School Challenge (HUSSC) criteria and to apply for an award.
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- Kids Eat Right
The Kids Eat Right website has healthy eating tips and news for kids of every age.
- Campaign Volunteer Program
Members can sign up to be campaign volunteers. Enrollment is easy allows members to take actions!
- Healthy Children Website
The American Academy of Pediatrics' consumer oriented website, HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Over 100,000 children have participated in programs funded through our grassroots grant program.