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Recess Before Lunch

Along with 6 other schools, they have adopted a policy of providing recess for students before lunch time. Highline Public Schools now has 15 of their 18 elementary schools using Recess Before Lunch.

Recess Before Lunch

Along with 6 other schools, they have adopted a policy of providing recess for students before lunch time. Highline Public Schools now has 15 of their 18 elementary schools using Recess Before Lunch.

Healthy Retail Stores (Let's Do This!)

Mia wonders what can be done to help people eat healthy food. To learn more, visit http://letsdothiskingcounty.org/

Soda and Sugary Drinks (Let's Do This!)

Mia learns what communities are doing to reduce the prevelance of soda and sugary drinks. To learn more, visit http://letsdothiskingcounty.org/

Uno Es Lo Que Come

En Uno Es Lo Que Come (La busqueda de una familia por tener un hogar sano), Paulina comparte su experiencia sobre el acceso a comidas saludables en su comunidad y los cambios que ha visto.

Toma Acción:

  • ¡Infórmase sobre el acceso de comidas saludables en su comunidad!
  • Pida a sus tiendas locales que ofrezcan opciónes y comida más sana.

Missing at the MetroCenter YMCA: Healthy Food for all Participants

How can the MetroCenter YMCA support kids eating healthy?

Take Action:
Roni showed this at a staff meeting at the YMCA to raise the issue of healthy snacks with her co-workers. Now getting healthy snacks for youth programs is on the YMCA's action items.

Look around your workplace. Are there healthy snack options for employees? Talk to your employers about healthy vending. Check out King County Healthy Vending Guidelines for ideas.

Nutrition Standards

The city adopted nutritional guidelines for meetings.

Saving Myself

After suffering from severe gastric problems, Maria makes a dramatic change to the way she eats.