Childcare practitioners share ideas and challenges with implementing healthy food at the YMCA Sandusky Childcare Center in Ohio. 3 key pieces of advice…
- Start small
- Tackle one thing at a time
- Keep trying
Practitioners also share the steps they took to support the important transition to incorporate healthy food into their childcare center.
- Moving to whole grains
- Eliminating flavored milks
- Eating family style
- Offering a healthy food curriculum
- Sending home recipes
Source: The videos are from the Building Capacity for Obesity Prevention (BCOP) study. BCOP is a collaboration between The Ohio State University SNAP-Ed program; the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) at Case Western Reserve University; and the Ohio Department of Health, Creating Healthy Communities Program.