#GiveMe5

A community outreach program in partnership with Kohl’s Cares that encourages nutrition and healthy habits, with tips, recipes and more to benefit kids and families in our community.

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father and child enjoying fresh vegetables white framing element

There are many benefits to eating well, from disease prevention to overall health and wellness.  That’s why Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Foundation have partnered with Kohl’s Cares on a program called #GiveMe5 to encourage children and families throughout the community to stay active and eat their five servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Our partnership brings healthy eating tips and recipes to kids in local schools and to families at various community events throughout the year.

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Everyone Needs Physical Activity to Stay Healthy

What’s so good about physical activity? Research shows that physical activity helps maintain healthy body weight and improve cognition, bone health, fitness and heart health in children and adolescents.

Why do kids need physical activity?

  • to grow strong and healthy
  • to sleep better
  • to get better grades in school
  • to be in a better mood
moderate intensity aerobic activity
vigorous intensity aerobic activity
bone stregthtening aerobic activity
muscle strengthening aerobic activity

Five Tips on Meal Planning and Healthy Eating on a Budget

By Leyanee Perez, RDN/LDN
Sometimes deciding what to cook is just a matter of asking your tummy, “What do you want to eat?” and sometimes it takes a short trip to the pantry or fridge to get inspired.
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