Photo of the Week: A Little “Healthy” Competition

 

Jake, the winner of our inaugural eighth grade A Little “Healthy” Competition, shares his reward—a fruit smoothie. Congratulations Jake! Stay tuned for future winners from other grade levels.

Based on research supporting the connection between nutrition, brain function, and behavior, students were challenged to eat more natural, non-processed foods that remain in their God created state such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, and beans.

For more information on the educational and behavioral benefits of natural, whole foods, check out the following resources:

Books:
Disease-Proof Your Child by Joel Fuhrman, M.D.
Feeding the Brain: How Foods Affect Children by C. Keith Conners, Ph.D.
Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed Our Children by Ann Cooper and Lisa M. Holmes

Documentary:
Food Matters, Producer-Directors James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch

 

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