Nutrition & Healthy Living Tips

Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. 

Nutritious meals are available for students during the school year. Breakfast is served from 7:50AM to 8:10AM. Lunch is served from 11:20AM to 12:45PM.

Healthy Living Links:

Live Healthy Iowa
    Resources from Live Healthy Iowa to Help Your Family Have Fun, While Choosing a Healthier Lifestyle:

10 Fun Neighborhood Fitness Activities:
  1. Jump Rope
  2. Dancing
  3. Hiking
  4. Yoga
  5. Dog Walking
  6. Hula Hoop
  7. Trampoline
  8. Frisbee
  9. Skateboarding
  10. Biking
7 Steps to a Healthy Heart:
  1. Get Active
  2. Control Cholesterol
  3. Eat Better
  4. Manage Blood Pressure
  5. Lose Weight
  6. Reduce Blood Sugar
  7. Stop Smoking
Healthy Substitutions:
  • Brown rice instead of white rice
  • Whole wheat bread instead of white bread
  • Use nonfat or 1% dairy products
  • Use olive and canola oil for cooking instead of butter
  • Use herbs and spices instead of salt
  • Use low sodium canned goods