As a National Strategic Partner, we can help educate and encourage people of all ages to follow the MyPlate Guidelines to eat more fruits and vegetables.
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Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) September 13, 2011
Today, Learning ZoneXpress (LZX) announces the launch of a new website featuring free educational downloads to promote the message “Make half your plate fruits and vegetables” from the USDA’s new MyPlate food icon.
As a National Strategic Partner with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), Learning ZoneXpress is committed to amplify the key MyPlate initiatives nationwide. Melanie Nelson, CEO of Learning ZoneXpress, invites you to visit http://www.freemyplate.com today for free nutrition education resources for educators, parents and all those with a desire to improve nutrition and health. Available resources include:
o Fun Taste Testing Activities
o MyPlate Bulletin Board Lesson Plans
o Delivering Fruits and Vegetables Activity
o What Does Cooking Do? Activity
o Veggie Bagel Face Recipe
“Both USDA and LZX are trying to help children and adults live healthier lives. As a National Strategic Partner, we can help educate and encourage people of all ages to follow the MyPlate Guidelines to eat more fruits and vegetables,” said Nelson.
In addition to the free educational resources, Learning ZoneXpress will give any customer who orders $200 or more of product a free Garden Hero, an adorable fruit or vegetable plush character, as a reminder to include fruits and veggies at every meal.
Owatonna, Minn.-based Learning ZoneXpress is a leading source of award-winning teaching tools and is a USDA National Strategic Partner. Its mission is to help improve the health and vitality of children by providing relevant, creative and affordable learning tools about life skills, healthy behaviors and nutrition. Learning ZoneXpress offers a wide variety of affordable educational DVDs, posters, MyPlate products, lesson plans, and PowerPoint presentations. They are dedicated to responsive and personalized customer care. For more information about Learning ZoneXpress products, visit http://www.learningzonexpress.com or call Linnea Duffus at 888-455-7003.