As an initiative of the Foundation of the Academy of Nutition and Dietetics "Kids Eat Right" program, KIDS EAT RIGHT Month focuses on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles for children and families. The three core priniciples featured are:
- SHOP SMART
- COOK HEALTHY
- EAT RIGHT
Along with eating healthy family meals, these principles will help improve the health of children across the country--who may be at risk of having a shorter lifespan than their parents.