BAM! Body and Mind (CDC) gives students in grades 5-8 information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices. It focuses on disease, food and nutrition, physical activity, safety, stress, and the body. The site has games, quizzes, and other interactive features.
Portion sizes have been growing. So have we. The average restaurant meal today is more than four times larger than in the 1950s. And adults are, on average, 26 pounds heavier. For an “infographic” on the New AbNormal, go to http://makinghealtheasier.org/newabnormal.