Let's Go! Healthy Tips

Winter Wellness Roundup: A Favorite Budget-Friendly Outdoor Activity

With colder, shorter, and darker days comes our collective tendency to hunker down and stay indoors. During winter, it’s easier for adults and kids alike to lose focus of staying active and it’s more appealing to break out the comfort foods—we understand. And yet, with months of snow comes exciting opportunities to explore your community… Read more »

New Guidelines For Sugar—And How To Scale Back

Every five years the federal government releases new Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These guidelines are designed to help all Americans eat a healthier diet—it’s also a key resource for health professionals and is the basis of everything from school lunch programs to our very own Let’s Go! strategies. In addition to the continued recommendation to… Read more »

Keeping Healthy through the Holidays

We are fast approaching the busy holiday season, a time to celebrate with family and friends.  Unfortunately, it can also be a time of stress during which we lose sight of our routine healthy eating and active living habits.  Here are a few tips for maintaining your health and sanity this holiday season. Make moving… Read more »

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Authored by: Heidi Kessler, Let’s Go! Senior Program Manager A special awareness month is intended to raise awareness about causes that may otherwise go unnoticed by the general population such as National Radon Action Month or National Kidney Month. But childhood obesity has certainly not gone unnoticed. There have been rallying cries from parents, schools,… Read more »

Get the Facts and Give School Lunch a Chance

It’s time, time to start preparing for the school year. For many this means shopping for new clothes and classroom supplies and making decisions about how to tackle lunch for your little one. Parents are busy and mornings are hectic so why not enjoy the added convenience of school lunch? Maine schools are leading the… Read more »