The monthly Healthy Families newsletters are written by Dayle Hayes, an award-winning author and educator who brings a delightful blend of practicality and pizzazz to everyday nutrition advice. Dayle has authored Moving Away from Diets and Put Your Best Food Forward; developed a program for parents, FIT KIDS = HAPPY KIDS; created 5 A Day BINGO; and produced several videos, including: Body Trust: Undieting Your Way to Health and Happiness and Getting a Head Start with 5 A Day.
As a parent and member of the School Nutrition Association, Dayle is dedicated to improving school environments. She collected success stories for Making It Happen; wrote a chapter on communicating with students in Managing Child Nutrition Programs: Leadership for Excellence; and developed Enriching Family Mealtimes, a kit for school leaders and educators. In 2008, she co-authored the Position of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrition Guidance for Healthy Children Ages 2 to 11 Years.
Contact Dayle at EatRightMT2000@gmail.com and read more about her work on childhood weight concerns at http://eatwellatschool.blogspot.com/.