March is National Nutrition Month

March 08th, 2017

March is National Nutrition Month. This month long celebration of healthy eating and education started as National Nutrition Week in 1973. Interest and excitement grew and National Nutrition Month® was inaugurated in 1980. 

In order to help equip and engage families, schools and communities, has put together a suite of resources that cover a number of topics. From, “20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits & Vegetables,” to “Eating Right on a Budget,” and “Healthy Eating On The Run,” the National Nutrition Month Website has helpful, practical information for everyone. 

Other topics that have helpful information sheets include:
Smart Snacking Tips For Kids
Eating Right With Less Salt
Eating Right With Less Added Sugars
Shop Smart – Get The Facts on Food Labels
17 Healthy Tips for 2017

Click here to view and download any of the tip sheets offered.


The site also has a variety of games for people of all ages. To download games like “Rate Your Plate,” “Nutrition Sudoku” and “Nutrition Word Search,” just click here.

At WaveCrest Cafe, we work to provide multiple options of fresh, healthy and delicious meals for the Vista Unified School District every day. Join us for a meal and celebrate National Nutrition Month this year!