Category: Living Healthy

15 New Products from United For Healthier Kids

15 New Products from United For Healthier Kids

With childhood obesity rates skyrocketing in Mexico, international food giant Nestlé is encourage healthier habits. The international food giant’s United for Healthier Kids program supports initiatives created to tackle the country’s obesity problem.

Nestlé and agency Ogilvy Paris, together with nutritionists, designers, economists, and others developed a line of 15 clever, engaging, and fun products to help kids eat healthier.

The set of cups featured in this video encourage kids to drink more water, by playing a game of “Guess Who?” The kids have to answer questions from cards that are inserted into a plastic disc that fits onto the base.

Other products include Juice Wrestler – a juicer designed like a wrestler’s arm to encourage arm wrestling – and Story Plate, a plate with interchangeable “landscapes” that encourage kids to play with their food by making stories with vegetables.

See all the U4HK products at http://u4hk.tumblr.com/ and let me know if you figure out how to order them … that part seems elusive.

American Diabetes Association: “Fast-Fix Slow-Cooker”

American Diabetes Association: “Fast-Fix Slow-Cooker”

Since 2010, we’ve been working with the American Diabetes Association to design books and book covers for patients, nurses, and medical professionals. The Fast-Fix Slow-Cooker Cookbook offers new twists on family slow cooker favorites.

According to the ADA: “The innovative recipes in The Diabetes Fast-Fix Slow-Cooker Cookbook will improve your slow-cooking technique by revealing how the timely addition of fresh ingredients can bring new and surprisingly delightful levels of flavor, crunch, color, and freshness to your table. Learn how to turn your slow-cooker classics into easy-to-prepare head-turners and new family favorites—and eat healthfully while you’re at it!”

Available online at shopdiabetes.org. Shop to Stop Diabetes.

American Diabetes Association: “The Smart Shopper”

American Diabetes Association: “The Smart Shopper”

Since 2010, we’ve been working with the American Diabetes Association to design books and book covers for patients, nurses, and medical professionals. The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook  provides strategies for stress-free meals from the deli counter, freezer, salad bar, and grocery shelves.

The ADA explains: “This collection of 125 recipes is based on a simple concept—let fresh, packaged, produce and minimally processed foods, such as those found in the deli or salad bar sections of the grocery store, do the work for you. Now, with one small shopping basket, one local grocery store, and a quick pass through the express checkout, people with diabetes have a healthy, delicious, and hassle-free meal-planning solution.”

Look for it today online at shopdiabetes.org and Shop to Stop Diabetes.