May 2017 

Make it Mediterranean
You've probably heard that the Mediterranean diet can make your heart healthier, protect against cancer and even help you live longer. But did you know it's also a great pick for kids?
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My Child Doesn't Eat the Lunch I Pack! What Do I Do? 
Work with your kids to see if some simple sleuthing can help you determine the cause of lunchtime leftovers.


Water: How Much Do Kids Need?  
Water is one of the body's most essential nutrients. People may survive six weeks without any food, but they couldn't live more than a week or so without water.



A healthy, protein-filled meal enjoyed by adults and kids. Enjoy the lentil mixture anywhere you would taco meat, in burritos, taco shells or on top of salad.

Both crispy and chewy, these bars make a great dessert for little ones. Plus, they are full of whole grains.



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Sue Bourque

Nutrition Education Program
Cape Cod Cooperative Extension
Barnstable, Massachusetts 02632
(508) 375-6690