Dietitians Benton AR

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Leslie A Sutton
(501) 224-1690
650 S Shackleford Rd,# 439
Little Rock, AR
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Julia Brooks
(501) 562-4838
4202 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Megan E Wagner
(501) 257-6285
4300 W 7th St,# 704
Little Rock, AR
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Andrea S Tappe
(501) 686-5795
4301 W Markham St,# 574
Little Rock, AR
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Dennis Henry Sullivan, MD
(501) 224-9724
4301 W Markham St Ste 111V
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Nutrition
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1978

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Jennifer L Van Norman, RD
(501) 227-0144
13404 Ridgehaven Rd
Little Rock, AR
 
Megan L Temple
(501) 686-5788
4301 W Markham St,# 574
Little Rock, AR
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Alisa M Brown
(501) 296-1505
4301 W Markham St,# 574
Little Rock, AR
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Nutrition Through FITNESS
(501) 541-1382
2901 Broadway St
Little Rock, AR
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Jenny Craig
(501) 223-3900
9108 N Rodney Parham Rd
Little Rock, AR
Alternate Phone Number
(501) 223-3900
Services
Weight Loss, Diet Plans

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Eat A Rainbow

How many of your students consume the recommended five servings of fruits and vegetables each day? Based on nationwide nutrition surveys, the answer is probably “Very few.” The impetus behind many school gardens is to expose kids to a source of flavorful, fresh fruits and veggies, and to help them develop the habit of eating “5 a day.” Read on to find information on how "eating a rainbow" relates to teaching youth about healthy eating, as well as lessons and supporting resources to help you introduce this information to your class.

Preventing cancer, diabetes, and heart disease doesn’t top kids’ lunchroom conversation (although many families are touched by these issues), but the risk factors for these diseases begin during childhood. Healthy behaviors learned early in life reduce lifelong risk for these and other diet-related problems.

We’ve known for years that fruits and vegetables provide essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber that keep us healthy. Lately, research emerges almost daily providing evidence that consumption of fruits and vegetables is also linked to decreased risk of stroke, cancer, and heart disease; improved memory; and lowered blood sugar levels. These benefits are attributed to phytonutrients (also known as phytochemicals ) – substances in plants that are not recognized as vitamins or minerals, but provide a definite health boost.

Various fruits and vegetables contain different levels and kinds of lifesaving phytonutrients, so to reap the benefits it’s important to help children learn to consume a wide variety of produce. Introducing long chemical names and explaining the biochemical reactions that provide these benefits is not useful for any but the most advanced students. Fortunately, nutrition educators have come up with a handy and fun way to communicate the message: “Eat a Rainbow.”

You see, many phytonutrients are also pigments responsible for the color of fruits and vegetables. Plants have pigments to protect them against environmental factors (such as sunlight) and from harmful byproducts of plant processes like photosynthesis. When we consume fruits and vegetables, we receive benefits from the phytonutrients that are similar to what they provide to the plant – protection from environmental factors and cell damaging chemical byproducts.

Below is a chart from the Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center with information about fruit and vegetable color, phytonutrient content, health benefits and produce examples. You can adapt this chart to make it age-appropriate for your students.

Color
Phytonutrient(s) Associated with Color
Health Benefit Associated with Phytonutrients
Example Fruits and Vegetables
 Red
Lycopene and Anthocyanins
Strengthening collagen proteins in the body

Preventing lung, prostate and stomach cancer

Strawberries
Tomatoes
Watermelon
Cherries
Red grapefruit
Orange
Beta-carotene and Liminoids
Protect...

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