As the Director of Food and Nutrition Services for a large and diverse school district, I see first hand the power of teaching children energy balance. This program offers practical, lifelong strategies for an active, healthy lifestyle.


– Marla Caplon, Director, Division of Food and Nutrition Services,
Montgomery County Public Schools


Program Overview »Ready to review what Energy Balance: 101 is all about? Browse the outline at right or dive into a module below.

Did you know our Energy Balance101 lessons are also available in Spanish? View now.

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Three cool tools to teach key Energy Balance concepts.

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