March 2 marks the start of National School Breakfast week and Fuel Up to Play 60’s Fuel Greatness campaign. Good nutrition and physical activity are key elements for fueling greatness. Research shows that improved nutrition, including daily breakfast, and increased physical activity can lead to improved academic performance. Eating breakfast at school can help kids be more attentive, behave better and achieve higher test scores. Service options such as Breakfast in the Classroom, Grab and Go and Second Chance Breakfast are a way to get more kids to eat breakfast.
There are a number of easy ways to learn and get involved with this campaign, starting March 2:
Check out how two Colorado Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassadors are promoting breakfast and showcasing tasty, healthy and fun breakfast recipes in these video clips.