Subject: Nutrition Connection: Trainings, Grants + Tools You Can Use to Build Healthier Communities

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Nutrition Connection: Your Resource for Building Healthy Communities
Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice: Training Available
Healthy school training sessions and grant opportunities
The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement of California announces five regional training sessions in Ontario, Bakersfield, Salinas, Livermore and Chico through March 11, 2016. 

Adam Brumberg and Kathryn Hoy from Cornell University will share the principles and practices of making the healthy choice the easy choice in the school cafeteria. 

School-based child nutrition directors and cafeteria managers; nutrition specialists working with schools and local health department staff working with schools are invited to register and complete a prerequisite two-hour course. Visit the Smarter Lunchrooms Webinar + Trainings page for more details and registration. 

Also, be sure to subscribe to the Monthly Nudge to keep up to date on Smarter Lunchrooms events, webinars and nuggets of behavioral economics wisdom!
No Fooling! Grants Available for Breakfast + Activity Programs
School breakfast fuels learning. Photo from Action for Healthy Kids
April 1, 2016, is the deadline to apply for School Grants for Healthy Kids for 2016–2017. 

Action for Healthy Kids offers School Breakfast grants to pilot or expand school breakfast programs and Game On grants to fund physical activity/nutrition initiatives. 

Visit to access informational webinars on both programs and grant applications.
Super Bowl 50 Babies? There's a Booklet for That!
Pregnancy, Healthy Moms and Babies Nutrition Education Booklet
One of the most popular commercials from Super Bowl 50 highlighted the Super Bowl Baby phenomenon—babies born to fans of winning teams eight to nine months following the big game.

Make sure you're ready to equip soon-to-be parents with resources and tools by ordering Pregnancy: Healthy Moms + Babies today, especially if you have sports fans in your practice.
Nutrition News From the Blogosphere
Healthy news, information and tips from bloggers and partner organizations
  • Sally Kuzemchak, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and author of Real Mom Nutrition, provides excellent food for thought around the importance of watching your words about weight when children are nearby. While dedicated to her mom, the blog post is equally applicable to educators and health professionals.
  • Establishing healthy eating and exercise behaviors in children and adolescents is an important piece of the puzzle to reverse America’s obesity epidemic. Learn how the program evaluation team at Dairy Council of California is RE-AIMing for positive behavior change in its classroom nutrition education lessons.
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