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Celebrate Family all November with Diabetes Awareness Month

November 13, 2018
Did you know that November is Diabetes Awareness Month and November 14th is World Diabetes Day? This year, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is focusing on the importance of family in helping those diagnosed with diabetes with the theme of “Family and Diabetes.”

Stay Active during the Cold and Rainy Season

November 08, 2018
As the cool and rainy️ weather comes in with the new season, don’t let it put a damper on your physical activity routine! You can fight the rain and the cold by doing indoor activities in the comfort of your own home.

Snacking Smarter

November 01, 2018
Snacks during the day are an important way to keep children fueled and focused! When making your own smart snacks for the whole family to enjoy, it’s important to think about what will keep your child full to concentrate on learning. Here are a few tips.

The UC Davis Center for Nutrition in Schools (CNS) Spotlighted on Wells Fargo’s online journal, “Wells Fargo Stories”

October 29, 2018

The UC Davis Center for Nutrition in Schools (CNS) was recently spotlighted on Wells Fargo’s online journal, “Wells Fargo Stories.” The news article, titled “Transforming Inner-city Youth – Mind, Body, and Food Literacy” showcased the successful partnership between the CNS and Success Through Self (STS) Academy, a nonprofit that provides after-school programs for youth in Pittsburg, California.

Healthy Holiday Celebrations

October 25, 2018
Holiday celebrations for the fall and winter season are already coming up! Whether you’re a teacher, parent, or school nutrition staff member, planning a party can be a great place to incorporate healthy eating and physical activity into a child’s life. Here are some fun and easy ideas for healthy holiday celebrations.

High School Students Introduced to Nutrition Education Programs

March 19, 2017
High school students helped plant green beans in a CNS educational garden. These were just two of many high school students that participated in the UC Davis Academic Preparation Program where they attended academic enrichment courses in addition to receiving exposure to research at UC Davis.

Team Davis Gardening for Health

March 18, 2017
Members of Team Davis in Davis, CA are currently participating in a pilot study which seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of Nutrition to Grow On for improving food choices and nutrition knowledge among children and adults with developmental, cognitive and/or physical disabilities.