Nutrition Notes

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

Even though March is coming to a close, it's not too late to take note of National Nutrition Month and pick up some tips your family can use for the rest of the year.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers a list of "36 Ideas to Get Involved in NNM." Suggestions for families include committing to trying new fruits and vegetables, having more family meals together and preparing some of these 25 Healthy Snacks for Kids.

For more food, health and fitness tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, go to

Looking for a few ideas for healthful school lunches? Check out this Cooking with Kids story, "School Lunch with Style," from one of our previous issues. It's still a website favorite.