LANA:
Learning About Nutrition Through Activities

The goal of the LANA Preschool Program is to help young children learn to taste, eat and enjoy more fruits and vegetables in order to promote good health, including healthy weight and reduced risk of chronic disease.

The LANA Program helps children learn to eat more fruits and vegetables by:

  • Increasing opportunities for children to taste and eat fruits and vegetables
  • Providing opportunities for hands-on experiences with fruits and vegetables
  • Creating a supportive environment for eating fruits and vegetables
  • Providing children with role models who eat fruits and vegetables
  • Connecting classroom or child care activities with their home environment

LANA activities fall into these main program areas:
DAILY – Menu and Mealtime
WEEKLY – Tasting Activities andCooking Activities
MONTHLY – Theme Units
PERIODIC – Family Involvement Activities and Events

LANA Background (pdf 1pg/ 43kb)

Updated Wednesday, October 08, 2014 at 11:37AM