Category: Health

“Bontà di stagione”/”What’s in Season?”

“Bontà di Stagione”/“What’s in Season?” is a lesson included in my Nutrition Education Program for the classroom “Eat Healthy, Grow Strong!”. It’s important for children to learn that fruits and veggies grow naturally and ripen during certain seasons of the year, while in others…

World Heart Day 2018

It’s #WorldHeartDay , an opportunity to reflect about our health and to make a promise to live a more heart-healthy life. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are disorders of heart and blood vessels. They include: coronary heart diseases, cerebrovascular disease, rheumatic heart disease, heart disease and…

NCDs and Physical Activity

It’s United Nations Generally Assembly (UNGA) week. So many events are taking place in NYC to discuss what governments, civil society, organizations can do to efficiently beat Noncommunicable Diseases. Here some info about one leading factor for NCDs and deaths worldwide, physical inactivity. Let’s…

Let’s beat NCDs

On 27 September 2018, the United Nations General Assembly will hold a High-level meeting to review national and global progress achieved on the control and prevention of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). It’s important to raise awareness of the impact of NCDs since they are a…

Fruits and Veggies crossword puzzles

Hello!! I hope you and your kids are enjoying the Summer break!! If you’re looking for some activities to entertain kids and keep their brain active, please download the free crossword and word search puzzles below. They are simple and fun to solve and…

Fun activities for kids!!

 Color and Learn  the Alphabet from Arancia to Zucca. Hello everyone. Hope you’re having a great Summer! If you are looking for fun learning activities to keep your kids busy, here you can find some free printable tracing worksheets. They will help children to:…

Bilingual version of my eBooks

L’ Alfabeto della Frutta/Fruit Alphabet and L’ Alfabeto della Verdura/Vegetable Alphabet are now available on Amazon. These bilingual books  will help children enrich their vocabulary in Italian and English and get familiar with fruits and vegetables. Studies show that food preferences and eating patterns…