West Palm Beach, FL (September 23, 2022)- Memorial Health Care System is excited to present this year’s annual Chefs Up Front event in West Palm Beach, benefiting Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth (FLIPANY), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving lives in South Florida communities through ensuring access to healthy meals, providing hands-on […]
The event will benefit the South Florida community Coral Gables, FL (August 16, 2022)- Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth (FLIPANY) and Memorial Healthcare Systems are excited to host the annual Chefs Up Front event in Miami. The event will offer a unique culinary experience for attendees, who will dine on a five-course […]
Fort Lauderdale, FL- Fort Lauderdale Awards FLIPANY the Best Place to Volunteer Award.
Federal grants provide FLIPANY with the opportunity to help the community Dania Beach, FL (August 1, 2022)- The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it would award more than $10 million in Farm to School grants to 123 organizations in 44 states. Additionally, the USDA will distribute $60 million in non-competitive grants […]
Partnerships help FLIPANY make a difference in the local South Florida community Deerfield Beach, FL (June 29, 2022) – Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth (FLIPANY) is honored to have the support of various local and national partners. The Healthy Students Healthy Community Partnership (HSHC) was developed to improve the health of Deerfield […]
Even though school is out, dozens of campuses, community centers, parks and libraries are serving as Summer BreakSpot locations where any child can receive a breakfast, lunch or snack for free.
Florida City, FL- Florida City Mayor Otis Wallace and the City Commissioners have partnered with the non-profit Florida City Foundation and other organizations to offer two different summer camps.
Taste & Toast, a Curated Tasting Experience to Benefit FLIPANY is much more than food and drinks.
Boca Raton, FL- The FLIPANY organization and The Salvation Army Northwest Community Center (NWCC) in West Palm Beach have partnered to provide a complementary six-week, Summer Camp Program for local Kindergarten to 8th Grade students.
Fort Lauderdale, FL- Bring the kids for an afternoon of organized fun powered by FLIPANY, sponsored by Target and fueled Ocean Spray Cranberry and Snacks.
Join Award-Winning Chef Brian from Beaker & Gray as you enjoy an easy dish using all organic ingredients that will boost your immune system and help reduce stress delivered to your home.
Homestead, FL- In efforts to encourage engagement among students in sports and new sporting opportunities and in efforts to increase consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables, FLIPANY with its two-year Youth Engagement in Sports (YES) program has been working with middle school students in Homestead, Florida, and has already seen great results with more students […]
FLIPANY’s mission is to foster healthy lives through nutrition education, physical activities, and wellness initiatives.
Fort Lauderdale, FL- FLIPANY (Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth) is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2005 by FLIPANY’s President and CEO, Lynne Kunins.
Deerfield Beach, FL- The prevalence of food insecurity is a problem in many communities, especially concerning families. Even in a time before COVID-19, the essence of every family having enough to eat was crucial but having healthy alternatives was important as well. With the initiative of Healthy Students, Healthy Community [HSHC] program, progress is slowly […]
North Miami, FL- Our Free Food Giveaways with Gang Alternative, Inc. have continued to thrive.
North Miami, FL- The first week of our Free Food Giveaways with Gang Alternative, Inc. was a success.
Palm Beach County- Beginning Monday, June 15, Palm Beach County Youth Services, in collaboration with United Way of Palm Beach County, Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc., the Palm Beach County School District, FLIPANY and other community partners will launch Summer BreakSpot FUN, a comprehensive online enrichment summer program.
FLIPANY Flips the Script During Coronavirus Pandemic Provider Spotlight: Nonprofit focuses on feeding needy students during crisis
The only constant is change. The new realities of our world have made the old axiom abundantly clear. Everything has changed, and every individual must look at his or her behavior to figure out how they will have to change to come to grips with those realities. In the best-case scenario, what we once did […]
A Food Network star from South Florida has been preparing meals to help thousands of residents in the region not go hungry during the coronavirus pandemic. Chris Valdes and his team could be seen preparing the meals at the Coral Gables Women’s Club on Monday. “It’s not only about what’s in it for me, it’s […]
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — The Palm Beach County School District said Wednesday their community partner, Flipany, has several sites available helping providing meals to students out of class because of the coronavirus.
Coral Gables, FL- Chefs Up Front is an intimate dining experience where each table features a locally celebrated chef who prepares an exclusive five-course wine-paired dinner.
More than 100 children from a Miami youth center enjoyed healthy food and a game of flag football with former Miami Dolphins Cornerback Sam Madison.
Come out to Markham Park (Sunrise) to volunteer at FLIPANY’s Spring Break Mountain Biking Camp for youth. Starts this Monday and runs through Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm.
Can eating fruits and vegetables help people manage their weight? Check out this brief that summarizes the role that fruit and vegetable consumption may play in weight management. Click here to read more: Can Eating Fruits & Veggies Help with Weight Management
It’s National Fresh Fruits & Veggies Month! Thanks to Cooking Matters for the Fruit Smoothies recipe!
It’s National Fresh Fruits & Veggies Month! Thanks to Cooking Matters for the Mango Salsa recipe!
Eating in season has many benefits: you save money, your food may taste better and you get more nutrients from your food. To find out the peak growing seasons for many fruits and vegetables, check out Cooking Matters Seasonality Chart. Click below to download the PDF: Cooking Matters Seasonality Chart
It’s National Fresh Fruits & Veggies Month! Thanks to Cooking Matters for the Orange Glazed Carrots recipe!
It’s National Fresh Fruits & Veggies Month! Thanks to Cooking Matters for the Fresh Fruit with Warm Honey Yogurt Topping recipe!
It’s National Burger Month! Thanks MyRecipes.com for the Southwest Turkey Burger recipe! It’s National Salad Month! Thanks Cooking Matters for the Southwestern Black-Eyed Pea and Corn Salad recipe!
It’s National Burger Month! Thanks MyRecipes for the Berkeley Veggie Burger recipe! It’s National Salad Month! Thanks Cooking Matters for the Brown Rice and Orange Salad recipe!
It’s National Burger Month! Thanks Cooking Light for the Portobello Burger recipe! It’s National Salad Month! Thanks Cooking Matters for the Northwest Apple Salad recipe!
It’s National Burger Month! Thanks Cooking Matters for the Chicken Burger recipe! It’s National Salad Month! Thanks Cooking Matters for the Moroccan Carrot Salad recipe!
Here at FLIPANY we always find it extremely important to always stay educated! Here is a great site to make sure you know all there is to know about Diabetes:
MyPlate nutrition education delivered at your location. FLIPANY’s registered dietitians and nutritionists introduce kids of all ages to the USDA’s MyPlate (the new Food Pyramid). These one-hour, location based, interactive classes teach participants how to choose nutritious snacks and meals, which meet the recommended daily food group portions and allowance, by understanding how to fill […]
Hundreds of thousands of lives could be saved over 10 years if Americans reduced their sodium consumption to the levels recommended in federal guidelines, according to a new study by researchers at UC San Francisco (UCSF), Harvard Medical School and Simon Fraser University in Canada.
We are extremely honored to have our Afterschool Program recognized in the Deerfield and Pompano Forum yesterday! Check it out here:
One of the most difficult tasks to do while taking care of your toddler is exercise! Here are some fun ways in which you can keep your workouts frequent at home, while still keeping a smile on your baby’s face.
Let’s start the new year right! The Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture has released new dietary guidelines to encourage healthy eating patterns to prevent chronic diseases. “The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is the nation’s trusted resource for evidence-based nutrition recommendations and serves to provide the general public, as well as policy […]
Interest in philanthropy typically occurs later in life, but why not introduce your kids to the concept of giving back at an early age? A recent study from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania, found that when people volunteered, they experienced feelings of efficiency and competence. These feelings gave people the sense […]
Holiday season is a popular time to travel. However, traveling doesn’t mean you can’t maintain your fitness level. Active.com has some sweet ways to sneak in a holiday workout on the go! Remember, even short workouts are better than no workouts at all.
We are excited to be hosting our 10th annual FLIPANY FUN RUN exactly one month from today! If you haven’t already registered, it’s not too late to go from ‘couch’ to 5K ready! Follow the link below to register today and make giving back to the community one of your New Year’s resolutions!
“Eating dinner together regularly provides more than good nutrition; it enables family members to share their days with each other, relax, laugh, discuss social issues and strengthen family relationships,” says Janet Peterson, author of the book, Remedies For The ‘I Don’t Cook’ Syndrome. Before you’re tempted to skip the dinner table convo and head straight […]
Did you know that a sense of humor is fundamentally important to a child’s growth? It is scientifically proven that on average, children who develop a sense of humor live a happier, healthier lifestyle. Laughing cannot only improve a child’s outlook, but can help grasp unconventional ideas or ways of thinking. So, before you shush […]
Feeling lazy and want to stay home to watch TV? We know of a way you can kill two birds with one stone – take the TV workout challenge and squeeze in strength training during commercial breaks! Vary your workout by doing fun things such as ten pushups when a celebrity endorser pops ups. The […]
Did you know that volunteering could help you identify your true passion? If you’re in need of some soul searching, why not give back to the community at the same time? Volunteering lets you develop your skill sets and discover what you truly find interesting beyond the office! FLIPANY offers many volunteering options. Check them […]
Have you ever wondered if early childhood education has made a real difference in your child’s development? According to the Intercultural Development Research Association, IT DOES! Investing in your child’s primary education has proven to improve test scores, attend a four-year college, and have higher academic achievement. So invest in the doctors, lawyers, and public […]
Happy Thanksgiving! We are currently looking for a Food and Nutrition Program Monitor; so if you live near the Miami-Dade County’s Homestead area and you’re interested in teaching children how to live a healthier life style, contact us at email@example.com!
Did you know there are ways to workout without changing your daily routine? Doing household chores such as washing your car and doing your own yard work not only save you money, but can also substitute for a work out. Check out more fun ways to stay in shape at eatingwell.com!
The bond you have with a toddler is different than the bond you hold you’re your teen. AboutParenting offers some original ideas about how to interest your pre-teen in family activities. Some ideas even include planning mini vacations and volunteering together. What better way to both benefit the community and build a solid relationship with […]
Make the change you can see this holiday season! Tomorrow, Miami will have the chance to donate to their favorite non-profit. Donate to FLIPANY to help allocate the resources they need to make a positive impact in the South Florida community! Donate tomorrow at
Did you know there are scientifically proven ways to improve your motivation to work out? Dailyburn.com lists 4 science-backed methods to keep you in the gym! From rethinking positive thinking to rewarding yourself with an extra episode of “the office,” there are some definite tricks to help keep you in shape. Tell us your favorite […]
From toddlers to teens, all children have different perceptions of their body image and self-esteem. Feeling good about yourself affects not only your self-worth, but it can actually influence your diet and daily routine. It’s important to keep up to date on how your child feels about him/herself. That could be the root of undiscovered […]
Feeling inspired to give back to the Miami community? Give Miami Day invites you to donate to your favorite Miami based non-profit. Be a part of this year’s Give Miami Day by donating to FLIPANY and help us empower the community through physical activity and nutrition programs! Mark your calendars to donate on THIS Thursday, […]
Do you love the holidays but hate the weight gain that comes with it? Avoid the unhealthy holiday foods by replacing those fattening side dishes with healthier ones! Reader’s Digest offers 11 alternative side dishes to the typical thanksgiving meal. No need to avoid the scale this holiday season!
We live in a world where we’re constantly running around. It is extremely important to learn how to relax your body and breath, focus your mind, and sit resting in a place of stillness inside yourself at least once a week. It’s also a very important skill to teach your children. Yoga International takes us […]
If you or a loved one is a teacher, childcare professional, aftercare provider, or just enjoys giving back to the community, FLIPANY offers professional nutrition classes to teach your kids about basic nutrition concepts and cooking skills! Give back to the community by teaching the next generation how to take care of their bodies by […]
Starting a tradition can contribute to a great family dynamic! It’s important to be able to look back on time you’ve spent with your family and remember certain things you always did together. If you’re not sure exactly how to start a family tradition, don’t worry! Parents.com has you covered, from identifying your family’s identity […]
FLIPANY is always looking for volunteers that share the same love for keeping children healthy as we do! If you or anyone you know would be interested in applying for the position, you can do so here to view all of the job postings!
With the rise of childhood obesity, finding ways to challenge your children to stay active and fit is extremely important! @Livestrong lists four different types of games that jog your child’s imagination as well as get them in motion.
FLIPANY’s fitness instructors are working with kids and teens in a 12-week running session for encouragement to develop a healthier lifestyle! The participants work through a series of lessons that help them set individual goals and learn how to be healthy. The 12-week program finishes with participants running or walking in the FLIPANY Fun Run […]
Love Pilates and love your child? Check out Mommy-And-Me special Pilates workouts for mothers in Davie, FL! Ellen’s Ultimate Workout encourages parents to use their little bundles of joy to stay in shape. Find out more now and sign up for classes here…
Don’t know where to go for Halloween? Now to worry! We have some great events happening all around for you to attend! Click on images for more information:
Jim Rohn, the man many consider to be America’s Foremost Business Philosopher, shared his success philosophies and principles for over 46 years. Can you guess what one of his philosophies was about being successful? Taking care of your body…FLIPANY encourages everyone to take care of your body with physical activity and nutrition so you can […]
Are you a Miami local and love to work(out)side? 3rd Street Yoga, a donationbased yoga class, takes place every morning and evening on the beach. FLIPANY loves yoga, the beach, sunsets and sunrises. We can’t think of a better way to get our bodies flowing with energy. Try a class today!
Each day we make a million choices, so why not make the choice to eat right? FLIPANY offers six programs that will teach your toddlers and teens the importance of nutrition and eating healthy foods. Learn about the programs and get involved today!
Did you know that the earlier a child starts getting in shape, the more they’ll reduce their risk of numerous illnesses? Start perusing your children to be active so they can be physically, mentally and emotionally stable. Here are some of the benefits that physical activity offers your child…
Go from couch to 5K ready in just 6 weeks for FREE with FLIPANY! ). In preparation for the exhilarating FUN RUN which takes place on the beautiful Hollywood Beach Boardwalk, FLIPANY is providing the community a chance to get fit during a training fit camp. The classes begun on Monday, October 12, 2015, and […]
There are more exciting ways to exercise than hitting the gym! Get involved with these easy-to-follow workout dance videos specifically designed by professional choreographer Benjamin Allen for children and their parents. So move your feet and workout to the beat!
Summer has come to an end but you’re probably already thinking about what your children will do NEXT summer. Starting summer of 2016, FLIPANY will offer Mountain Biking camp for ages 9-14. Don’t let your child miss out on learning about healthy nutrition along with how to build a bike! What better way to keep […]
Being a mom is a full-time job. It’s often difficult to find time for yourself to relax and tend to your personal needs since you always have your little one by your side. What about creating your own spa day? It’s a great activity both you and your child will love! 5minutesformom.com has an easy […]
As the holiday season approaches, remember to foster the importance of community service with your family. One of FLIPANY’s principles is to teach children to give back to their community. Having your kids participate in food drives at their school is a great way for them to learn about community service. @KidWorldCitizen has great ideas […]
In South Florida this time of year, it seems like rainy season in our sunny state will never come to an end! Is the gloomy, muggy weather causing you to skip your daily jog and making you way too lazy to head to the gym? We have the perfect solution for you… make your home […]
FLIPANY’s Earn-A-Bike is one of many beneficial programs that we offer to help kids learn important skills such as leadership and teamwork. In addition to the fundamental skills, kids also grasp the basic knowledge of bike repair and maintenance. The program is open to youth ages 10 – 17. If the participants remain active and […]
Tired of seeing the same dishes on the dinner table? Start dazzling your meals with colorful veggies and fruits to make eating healthy more fun! Mixing colors like red, dark green, purple, yellow, blue, white and orange will not only provide eye-candy for your family, but it will also give them a wide range of […]
Fall season is here, which means football and basketball season has arrived! In Miami Dade County and Broward County, the YMCA offers basketball and football as afterschool activities. These programs will give your kids incentive to be active! Interested? See if an afterschool program is located near you:
FLIPANY worked with @FloridaInternationalUniversity All Stars to promote healthy living to toddlers & Teens. Partnering with FIU All Stars adds enrichment to Miami-Dade County Public Schools and fun to our programming. For more information about program offerings, visit www.FLIPANY.org
FLIPANY’s nutrition instructors teach classes to young children (3 to 5 years old) and their parents on fun, engaging nutritious food activities designed to give them a healthy start. Interested in attending a class? Check out our famed Mommy and Me classes here…
As parents we want to encourage our teens to be active outside the home and participate in energetic activities. Schools like The Summit School of Ahwatukee are being recognized as one of the @Let’s Move! schools. This program, started by First Lady @Michelle Obama, encourages kids to get out and move in their school environment. […]
Children learn so much from their parents and not only from their social environment outside the home. Gardening with your kids and teaching them about sustainability as well as healthy eating habits nurtures their hunger for the good things in life. Read these tips on ways to include your toddler or preschooler in the garden […]
The YMCA strengthens communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. FLIPANY has worked with South Florida’s YMCA to teach toddlers and teens about the importance of cooking with ingredients high in nutrition for a healthy life. It’s always a blast!
FLIPANY encourages parents to join their children in all the fun activities that we provide. Looking for ways to create a fun, healthy atmosphere at home? Find creative ideas for mommy & me activities by reading here…
Attention to meal planning is necessary to help young children, vegetarian or not, get all the nutrients they need for normal growth and development. Did you know for the first six months, all babies do best with breast milk? Find more at:
Fall is a great season for stop-and-go sports such as soccer, football and basketball. Make sure that your active teen gets the necessary nutrients for endurance at the games. Learn the four key tips for fueling their workout here…
Did you know moms-to-be need a variety of foods from all the food groups to get the nutrition needed for a healthy pregnancy? Pregnant women need a balanced diet including whole grains, fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, low-fat dairy and healthful fats. Having a healthy pregnancy can also help to curb child obesity after birth. Learn […]
When you’re trying to break an unhealthy food habit, forbidding certain foods that are already in the home may lead to behavioral problems. Grade-schoolers feel more independent when they have options, so the key to helping change their eating habits is by making the healthy foods more accessible. Find out more about how to break […]
We are ONE day away from Chefs Up Front Miami! Once again we team up some of South Florida’s most acclaimed chefs in taking the NO KID HUNGRY pledge at the 3rd Annual Chefs Up Front dinner & auction.
We don’t just preach a healthy lifestyle, we live it too! We have decided to do a 30 day “deskercise” challenge at the FLIPANY office. We’re officially challenging you to join us!
Each year over 3,000 children are served daily for 45 days during summer vacations in partnership with the Summer Foods program. We are proud to have them as one of our partners!
Having a difficult time convincing your kids to eat their fruits and vegetables or try new foods? Follow these tried-and-true tips for getting your child to lead a healthier diet:
Ready to start volunteering this season? FLIPANY has so many fun, worthwhile volunteer options. Email Laura at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to help out with healthy kids cooking classes, physical activity lessons, or leading a healthy grocery store tour for seniors!
It’s not easy to sit at your desk all day without exercising. Did you know there are awesome exercises out there that you can do at your desk?
ust like FLIPANY, United Way Broward unites our entire community to create significant lasting change in education, income and health…This is why we love working with them.
The school year has started which means life is about to get busy! Don’t let your kid’s busy schedule end up in hot dogs, hamburgers and pizza for dinner every night. Check out these HEALTHY, easy recipes your kids will love.
There are so many different numerous ways that you can make a difference! Why not try something new and volunteer at one of the nation’s leading the zoos? Also, you can always volunteer at FLIPANY. Email Laura at email@example.com if you want to help out with healthy kids cooking classes, physical activity lessons, or leading […]
Has it been a long week in the office? Why not consider taking your work out outdoors before Summer comes to an end. Check out these awesome, calorie-burning exercises that you can do outside!
Peacock Foundation, Inc. enhances and promotes the good health and well-being of South Florida’s children and families.
We always enjoy working with Peacock Foundation to promote good healthy habits and well-being to toddlers, teens and families in South Florida!
Babies start imitating their parents almost immediately, smiling when they smile, making similar noises. Young children, too, mimic their parents, repeating what they say and imitating mannerisms. Eating is no different… eating healthy starts with parent role models.
Chefs up Front Miami is right around the corner! What are you looking forward to the most?
Cooking Matters™ is a nutrition education program teaching youngsters and their families how to prepare healthy and tasty meals on a limited budget! FLIPANY is the Cooking Matters™ Florida Partner, check out the classes and join the team…
Free Instructor Training: Help Teach Kids How to Earn a Bike – Build a Bike Today, Have a Skill Forever FLIPANY, a local non-‐profit, leads free trainings for volunteer youth instructors Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – With funding from Broward Regional Health Planning Council, FLIPANY has a goal to expand the Earn A Bike program in […]
(WSVN) — No parent wants to hear their child is overweight, but if you do, how do you change their eating habits and get them to exercise? 7’s Lynn Martinez shows us how a new program is making fitness fun in today’s Parent to Parent. Most kids love spaghetti, but it’s not the most healthy […]
With the New Year upon us, why not join Early Learning Center directors, teachers and parents in adopting the Go, Slow, Whoa concept into your family’s daily routine? With the goal of reducing childhood obesity in Broward County, FLIPANY has worked with the Transforming our Community’s Health (TOUCH) initiative to spread Go, Slow, Whoa curriculum […]
Food Day 2014 Post Press Release OVER 103,000 SOUTH FLORIDA STUDENTS AND PARENTS TOOK THE ORANGE CHALLENGE AND LEARNED ABOUT HEALTHY FOOD TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL FOOD DAY Residents of the Tri-County Area (Miami, Broward, and Palm Beach) answered the question “Orange you Going to Eat an Orange?” when more than 103,000 students and parents peeled […]
1 in 6 people Americans get sick from this every year? If you answered Food borne illness you were right! According to the US Center for Disease Control and prevention 128,000 of the 15% of Americans that suffer from food borne illness end up in the hospital every year. FLIPANY Registered Dietitians and nutrition educators have […]
National Family Health and Fitness Day (NFHFD) will be celebrated on September 27, the last Saturday of the month. This is the Eighteenth year that the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC) has promote the national event in order to recognize the importance of family influenced physical activity. NFHFD is inspired by the US Surgeon General’s […]
Childhood obesity affects close to 23 million youth throughout the US. These children aged 2-19 have a greater chance of developing chronic conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. Florida’s childhood obesity rate is 27.5% of all children are overweight or obese, and 27.7% of all Florida children are inactive, […]
You are what you eat…and possibly what your parents, teachers and friends eat! Role modeling is a simple concept that dives deep into the world of sociology. Role modeling is defined as: a person whose behavior, example, or success is or can be emulated by others, especially by younger people. The nutrition educators, Registered Dietitians […]
Broward County Commissioners passed a law on Tuesday September 9, 2014 that requires all preschools applying for licensure to adopt healthy lifestyle standards in order to be approved for licensing. It was an amazing win for the team of educators and partners which was composed of: FLIPANY (Florida introduces physical activity and nutrition to youth), […]
iPads, Television, Computers, smart phones oh my! Everywhere we turn around our children have exposure to a screen to play video games, have educational interactions or just watch cartoons. But how much is too much and how much screen time should there be at schools? Children under the age of 6 spend, on average, 2 […]
Grains are rich in B vitamins and fiber. Grains can be a great addition to a balanced meal and the nutrition educators at FLIPANY work extra hard to make sure that the TOUCH initiative encourages whole grains instead of refined grains. Whole grains include brown rice, whole wheat bread, quinoa, oatmeal, rolled oats, whole-grain corn, […]
Through the TOUCH initiative children are able to identify sources of protein through nutrition education provided by FLIPANY’s Registered Dietitians, nutrition educators and chefs. Protein is an important part of building muscle in children and can be found in animal and non-animal sources. Protein is made up of amino acids and each amino acids serves […]
Did you know that children participate in more than 1000 snack times throughout their lives? Have you ever thought about the foods that are served during snack time? Snack time is a great time to squeeze in a nutritious foods and FLIPANY is working with childcare center directors, teachers and parents on the “Transforming our […]
Is your child drinking the healthiest kind of milk? FLIPANY is working with childcare center directors, teachers and parents on the “Transforming our Community’s Health” (TOUCH) initiative. FLIPANY’s Registered Dietitian, Brandi Thompson, helps parents and schools provide the best resources in order for children to attain a quality filled, healthy lifestyle. The (TOUCH) standards provide guidance for early […]
March is National Nutrition Month! Developed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, National Nutrition Month is designed to encourage people to make informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits. This year’s theme is “Enjoy The Taste of Eating Right.” The theme is a response to research that confirms taste trumps […]
Do you remember the freedom you felt as a kid while riding your bike? The speed? The wind? Learning how to finally ride “no hands”? This month, middle and high school youth at three Broward locations will get the opportunity to experience that same joy through Earn-A-Bike, our new after school program that teaches kids […]
FLIPANY is passionate about food, health and nutrition. Our fun, hands-on programs and activities are designed to inspire children and families in low-income areas to embrace a healthier lifestyle. Look for us to share information on our programs and services, our thoughts on issues related to obesity and hunger, great events in the South Florida […]
GOBBLE WOBBLE Link HERE Food Day is a grassroots campaign to promote healthy, affordable, sustainable food and push for improved food policies. This nationwide celebration was initiated by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) in 2011. This year, FLIPANY is partnering with a diverse coalition of food movement leaders and organizations including student […]
What’s Wrong With Our Food System? 11-Year-Old boy gives eye-opening inspirational talk!
Check out our new video on Cooking Matters for Kids!
HEY FLIPANY FANS – DID you know there is a COMPETITION at BB&B and you can compete and raise money for FLIPANY? Get a group OUT TO PLAY and support a non-profit!!!! FLIPANY hint hint JUST CLICK HERE OR THE PICTURE TO GET ALL THE INFO YOU NEED TO REGISTER YOUR TEAM!!!
Halloween is hands down one of the most fun filled holidays, but it’s also one of the most sugar filled holidays. Did you know that almost 25% of kids’ annual candy intake occurs the week of Halloween? That’s a lot of candy! So how can kids enjoy a great night of tricks and treats but […]
30 Ways to Sneak More Fruits and Vegetables Into Your Diet From RD411.com Read the rest of the article Breakfast Add blueberries to pancakes, waffles, or muffin batter Mix raisins, diced apple, or dried apricots into oatmeal Add peppers, onions, spinach, broccoli, or shredded carrots to a morning omelet Make a smoothie with fruit, low-fat […]