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Snow Increases Staff’s Physical Activity

Snow, snow and more snow. In the past 10 days Maine has seen four different storms, which collectively delivered over three feet of snow for most of the state. You may be thinking all this snow means we’re stuck inside but for Let’s Go! staffers, it’s quite the opposite – we’re outside and getting more… Read more »

Give Your Kids Confidence in the Kitchen This Holiday

Let’s Go! is lucky to have the support of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation. They share our passion for healthy eating and today, they’re sharing tips for cooking with kids. Authored by Karen Voci, President, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Every holiday season brings its own traditional menu of sweets and special treats. We have… Read more »

Halloween Gets a Let’s Go! Makeover – “Health-O-Ween”

We’re constantly inspired by our partners’ creativity and dedication to healthy eating and active living. While we’ve been busy analyzing data and planning for 2015, partners like Southern Maine Health Care are developing amazing resources for the community. The attached Guide to a Healthy Halloween provides tips for an energized All Hallows’ Eve. The hospital provided… Read more »

Whole Fruit is Moving Up in Children’s Diets!

Authored by Emily Cooke, RDN, LD and Let’s Go! Early Childhood Program Manager According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), kids between 2 and 18 years old are consuming more servings of whole fruit (fresh, frozen, canned or dried) each day than they were in 2003, and they are consuming less fruit… Read more »

Give School Lunch a Second Chance

Authored by: Heidi Kessler, Let’s Go! Senior Program Manager and School Nutrition Specialist Many students will be donning new lunchboxes alongside their spiffy backpacks and pencil cases as they head off to school this September. We know, planning, prepping and making lunch to fill those boxes can be time consuming so we’re offering you an alternative… Read more »