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Kids Eat Right Month™

August is National Sandwich month too!
August is National Sandwich month too!

As August rolls in, school will be starting again. It is a good time to get kids started with healthful eating and active lifestyles.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates Kids Eat Right Month™ to focus on kids.

To help encourage kids to eat right, get them in the kitchen. Kids as young as three can help do simple tasks to have them help make a recipe or prepare a meal. When they help in the kitchen, they are more willing to try new foods.

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About Karen Blakeslee

The Rapid Response Center was formed in 1995 as a resource for Kansas State University Research & Extension Agents. Resource topics included Food Science, Human Nutrition, Food Service, Textiles, Home Care and other consumer topics. Since that time, the Center has grown to be of valuable assistance to Kansas State University Extension Specialists in those areas.

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