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Parents for Healthy Kids

You are the #1 influence on your child’s life. School is #2.

Parents for Healthy Kids is a national initiative created for parents, offering resources to help parents and caregivers become effective change agents in school and student health. Explore our resources and sign up to receive news, tips, opportunities, and more.

How healthy is your school?

Take the quiz to see how your school could improve and how to take action.

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Make change happen.

Rock school wellness like a boss: See how you can give students a leg up.

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Be healthy at home.

Get ideas for keeping up your kids’ healthy habits outside of school.

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“My eyes were opened to the many ways we can and need to contribute to wellness for our kids at school. It really changed the course of my thinking and inspired me to become more involved in my district’s wellness committee and programs.”

Becky Rinker, parent, Deer Lakes School District, Pennsylvania

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Meals & Nutrition

Healthy meals help prevent disease and improve learning. Simply put, good nutrition helps kids thrive.

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PE & Physical Activity

Sitting all day isn’t good for anyone. See how to ensure kids get 60 minutes of exercise daily (or more).

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School Environment

Good health improves behavior, memory, focus, and emotional well-being. Make your school environment a healthy one.

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Featured Recipe

There’s no tortilla in sight: Make your own avocado noodles topped with beans, veggies, and all your favorite ingredients for this spicy twist on pasta night.

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As a proud sponsor of Action for Healthy Kids’ parent engagement work, ALDI is committed to helping families live healthier lives.