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1 Region 13 Education Service Center Child Nutrition Programs Wellness Policy: Nutrition and Physical Fitness Curriculum Exhibit 1 November 2012

2 Goals for nutrition education Physical activity Other school-based activities (healthy school environment) and Healthy school meals designed to promote student wellness Wellness Policy Requirements The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 required a wellness policy that encompasses:

3  strengthens wellness policies  emphasizing ongoing implementation  required assessment The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

4   Include nutrition guidelines selected by the CE for all foods available on each campus during the school day   objectives of promoting student health and reducing childhood obesity   Assurance that guidelines for reimbursable school meals shall not be less restrictive than state and federal regulations and guidance   A plan for measuring implementation of the local wellness policy, including designating one or more persons within the CE charged with operational responsibility for ensuring that the school meets the local wellness policy Wellness Policy Requirements

5 Physical Fitness

6 Healthy School Environment

7 Healthy School Meals

8 Nutrition Education

9 Exhibitors Wellness Policy- Nutrition and Physical Fitness Curriculum

10 ACTIVE Life, Inc. Marissa Rathbone, Director of Policy and Programs (512) 762—0046 SNAP-Ed Program Menu, IT’S TIME TEXAS SNAP –Ed Programs include school and community-based curriculum and resources that support the implementation of instructional strategies that promote:   physical activity and nutrition across Texas   support of lifelong health behavior change, and   and disease prevention IT’S TIME TEXAS, powered by ACTIVE Life, is the initiative that unites and empowers motivated individuals (such as those attending the conference), institutions, and organizations to build healthier communities. All materials are free.

11 The Children’s Health Market Nancy M. Grace Annette Hall (800) 787—707 The Great Body Shop is a Pre-K—8 comprehensive health and safety program that promotes a healthy environment with a focus on   substance abuse   violence prevention   meeting all state and national standards   providing a fun way to learn, and   easy to teach!

12 Dairy MAX Lisa Losasso (512) 663—3823 Materials Available or Provided by Dairy MAX:   ¨   Nutrition Education on Dairy Products   Fuel up to Play 60 Overview   Information on Available Grants   Backing Breakfast Information   Nutritional Value of Milk   Information on Lactose Intolerance

13 General Mills Katie Fleming (763) 350—7213 General Mills partners with the Bell Institute of Health and provides materials for K-2 and 3-5 grades 'Go With the Whole Grain' training materials and classroom activities.   games,   art activities and   problem solving activities   Fitness Activities for   outdoor and gym settings to help students identify whole grain and add to their daily diet.

14 HEB Kylie Bentley Resources:  H-E-B Buddy Nutrition Books - Ages 2-8  Healthy at H-E-B collateral - Grades 9+  Simple Swaps  Save calories & fat grams  Choose wisely  Physical Activities  Nutrition Tips & Guidelines Goal: Shopping wisely to support healthy eating ( quick and easy steps that can be taken while shopping )

15 Mary Shaw, PhD Alexander Baez, MBA The Bienestar / NEEMA Health Program is evidenced based curriculum implemented throughout Texas and other states reduce the risk of diabetes and obesity in children. proven results to lower Body Mass Index (BMI), increase fruits and vegetables, increase fiber intake, and increase Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA). All of which contribute to lowering BMI.

16 Texas Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Division Kelli Wise  Child Nutrition resource samples  Child Nutrition resource list

17 CATCH UT School of Public Health Kacey Hanson, Research Associate The resource materials include:   K-8 classroom lessons,   K-8 physical education activities and guidebook,   the Eat Smart Manual for School Child Nutrition Service staff and   and the CATCH Coordination Tool Kit.   Currently UT has a grant

18 Let’s visit the exhibits!

19 In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C or call toll free (866) (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) ; or (800) (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


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