With high rates of childhood obesity, it’s important for children to learn how to build a healthy plate.
Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) September 20, 2011
In support of the USDA’s recently updated nutrition initiative “MyPlate”, Learning ZoneXpress (LZX) is now offering a variety of Kids MyPlate products to promote the Dietary Guidelines for children.
“We are excited to release a kid-friendly version of MyPlate. With high rates of childhood obesity, it’s important for children to learn how to build a healthy plate,” said Melanie Nelson, President and CEO of Learning ZoneXpress.
Healthy food characters that are friendly and fun deliver the message of balancing food with physical activity. The new products from LZX, include:
- Kids MyPlate Poster – 18” x 24” A colorful poster featuring kid-sized portions of healthy food choices shown from each food group.
- Kids MyPlate Tablet – 8 ½” x 11” These handouts include an empty plate for kids to write or draw in their favorite foods. It also includes tips for parents for making the best food choices for their kids.
- Kids MyPlate Bookmark –These appealing bookmarks feature key MyPlate messages representing each food group.
All of these fun products are available for purchase at our online store or call 888.455.7003.
Learning ZoneXpress, based in Owatonna, Minn., is an award-winning provider of nutrition teaching tools and a USDA National Strategic Partner. It's 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 education DVDs, MyPlate products, posters, games, lesson plans, and PowerPoint presentations. They are dedicated to responsive and personalized customer care. For more information about Learning ZoneXpress products, visit learningzonexpress.com or call Linnea Duffus at 888-455-7003.