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Get Kids Movin Interview with Green Tea & Tosh Patterson

May 2, 2013

By Whitney Wasso, MECKids Blog Ambassador The Get Kids Movin Tour featured a variety of fun festivities for kids to get moving, including a wonderful  interview with phenomenal fitness experts such as the amazing soul singer, Green Tea and “Healthanista,” Tosh Patterson. Here’s the wisdom and fitness advice they shared with youth and families to keep them moving! Green Tea: In the health industry, I’m a certified group exercise instructor. So I teach step aerobics and I teach strength resistance. I also…

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MECKids Goes Green at The White House Gardens!

April 18, 2013

Lettuce, kale, spinach, broccoli and more… these are just some of the greens that MECKids adores! These and many more delectable legumes can all be found on the South Lawn of the White House,  beautifully arranged in it’s ornate gardens with a host of delicious and nutritious vegetable varieties. MECKids had the wonderful pleasure of visiting the White House Gardens this month, and experiencing a grand tour that walked us through colorful landscapes that told a beautiful story of our…

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National Nutrition Month

March 28, 2013

From infancy through our senior years, nutrition is essential at every stage of life to keeping our bodies running at their best. As we age, our nutrient needs change with our bodies. It is important to get to know your own body and what works best for you. March is National Nutrition Month, so what better time than now to try to incorporate some news foods and spices or rediscover some old favorites in a new way!   Avocados Creamy,…

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