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As described in the USDA MyPlate program , protein is an important part of a healthy plate. This video on protein is the third part of our "Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adult Down Syn
As described in the USDA MyPlate program , dairy is an important part of a healthy plate. This video on dairy is part of our "Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adult Down Syndrom
Knowing how much to eat can be challenging. In this video on serving sizes, Jeff and Kurt share tips for eating appropriate amounts of different types of foods. They show how the size of our hand can
Making healthy choices at a buffet can be challenging. In this video, Carly and Tyler explain and demonstrate helpful tips to address this challenge. The tips in this video also apply to potlucks, fam
As described in the USDA MyPlate program , grains are an important part of a healthy plate. This video on grains is the second part of our "Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adult Down Syn
As described in the USDA MyPlate program , fruits and veggies are an important part of a healthy plate. This video on fruits and veggies is the first part in our "Cooking Well and Fe
The website linked here contains downloadable cards and videos that feature Special Olympics athletes and provide visual demonstrations of endurance, strength, and flexibility exercises. There are exe
In the United States, obesity is on the rise. This is also true for individuals with Down syndrome. Individuals with Down syndrome are at a higher risk of becoming obese compared to the general popula
Eating too fast can cause us to get a stomachache, cough, or even choke. If we eat more slowly, we can enjoy our food and be healthier. This video talks about a healthy pace for eating snacks and meal
Drinking plenty of water helps us stay healthy. In this video, Julia talks about the importance of hydration and how to keep hydrated.
Some food and drink choices are healthier than others. In this video, Molly and Peter help us identify the healthier choice between two food or drink options. A corresponding visual handout can be fou
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