July 9

Nutrition Education is Important for Fueling Young Minds

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Children cooking and learning with LIFT Enrichment

At LIFT Enrichment, we believe that teaching children about nutrition is one of the most valuable lessons they can learn. Understanding what they eat and how it affects their bodies lays the foundation for a lifetime of healthy choices. Here’s why it’s essential to incorporate nutrition education into your school’s curriculum:

Building Healthy Habits Early

When children learn about nutrition from a young age, they are more likely to develop healthy eating habits that last a lifetime. By understanding the benefits of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, students can make informed choices that support their growth and development.

Preventing Chronic Diseases

Educating children about the impact of diet on health can help prevent chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. By promoting balanced meals and active lifestyles, we can help students avoid these health issues and lead healthier lives.

Empowering Informed Choices

Knowledge is power. When students understand the nutritional value of different foods, they can make choices that align with their health goals. This empowerment leads to greater confidence and a proactive approach to personal health.

Encouraging Family Involvement

Nutrition education extends beyond the classroom. When children learn about healthy eating, they often share this knowledge with their families. This ripple effect can lead to healthier households and communities.

Introduce LIFT Enrichment to Your After-School Programs

We invite you to bring LIFT Enrichment to your school’s after-school programs. Our cooking classes incorporate nutrition education, helping students learn to make healthy choices while enjoying the process of cooking.

Interested in learning more about how LIFT Enrichment can enhance your after-school programs? Book a meeting with us today to discuss how we can work together to bring these valuable lessons to your school.


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Eric Horwitz

About LIFT

Eric founded LIFT Enrichment in 2010 because he wanted to help young kids develop their culinary skills so they could make healthy foods for friends and family for the rest of their lives.  He has worked with kids for over 15 years and enjoys their energy and enthusiasm for learning new things.  Eric studied abroad in Italy while at UCLA and discovered a passion for cooking.  

Eric Horwitz, Ceo of Lift

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