Wellness For You and Your Children
The nutritional well-being of children is a high priority, given our knowledge
relating nutrition to health risks in this group and the importance of early childhood experiences in forming lifetime behavioral patterns. Children are becoming consumers at younger ages, and a variety of influences and experiences shapes their consumer habits.
At Lakewood, we not only educate the student in the traditional subjects, but teach the importance of nutrition and physical well being to create a patten for living that will form healthy habits that will continue into their adult years.
The new food pyramid which was unveiled recently ,can be a bit confusing. You can help your family understand its meaning by downloading a mini poster produced by the USDA byclicking here.
Below are the components of the new food pyramid. Click on the categories to view good choices of foods within each group.
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