Louisiana Fit Kids Blog

St. Tammany Parish Celebrates Healthy Kids Day 2018


Healthy Kids Day is a national initiative of the YMCA. Healthy Kids Day encourages kids and parents to commit to keeping the body and mind active during the summer. Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out, grow and be healthy! Representatives ... Read More

Well-Ahead Louisiana and LDOE Award Fifteen Schools Mini-Grants


Fifteen schools across Louisiana have been awarded $5,000 each to support healthier schools and create school environments that are conducive to healthy eating. A total of 47 schools applied for the Louisiana Team Nutrition mini-grant. In addition to the ... Read More

Louisiana Cycle Menus… Fit for Kids!


Looking for inspiration while planning your menu? Need to make some substitutions? Thinking about adding some local flavor to your menu? Visit the Meal Pattern page on the www.louisianafitkids.com website! In addition to great resources like the Food Buying ... Read More

No Kid Hungry Louisiana Breakfast Challenge Regional and Grand Prize Winners!


On March 5th, Governor John Bel Edwards signed a proclamation declaring March 5th-9th 2018 School Breakfast Week in Louisiana. On March 7th, Louisiana's First Lady, Donna Edwards, announced the winners of the No Kid Hungry K-12 School Breakfast challenge at ... Read More

National School Breakfast Week 2018


To recognize the National School Breakfast Program and the 15 million children it serves every day, Louisiana Fit Kids and the Louisiana Department of Education Division of Nutrition Support will recognize National School Breakfast Week from March 5-9, 2018 ... Read More