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2014-01-29 23:21:29

Learning ZoneXpress offers 200 free stickers to customers using coupon code MNM14. Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 National Nutrition Month is an exciting time of year, one in which healthy habits are encouraged and promoted. Falling in March every year, many educators and health professionals take this opportunity to share with clients, students, and families the importance of good food choices and physical activity. Learning ZoneXpress gears up each year by creating and...

2014-01-09 23:02:24

Learning ZoneXpress introduces a comprehensive teaching program that features six simple things children can do to be healthy. Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 It’s an easy thing for anyone to remember: 5-4-3-2-1+10®. And it’s how children across the country are learning to make smart and healthy choices on a daily basis. Thanks to the clever vision of Learning ZoneXpress, teachers all over the U.S. are encouraging their young students in grades K-5 to “live by the...

2013-12-10 23:28:54

Founder and CEO of Learning ZoneXpress, Melanie Nelson, donates $25,000 to support Educación Popular en Salud (EPES). Santiago, Chile (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 A circle of solidarity encompassing three continents was completed last month with the significant contribution from Minnesota native Melanie Nelson to enable Latin American and African women to come together for their right to health. The long-standing collaboration between Melanie Nelson, founder and CEO of the...

2013-10-29 23:02:44

LZX designs and publishes educational posters, handouts, and brochures focused on health concerns that are common to seniors including food safety, hydration, diabetes, sodium intake and physical activity. Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The U.S. older adult population –- those over age 65 –- now totals 40 million and is growing at a faster rate than any other age group. In fact, the number of seniors could double over the next 25 years, according to the American Association of...

2013-09-17 23:19:34

Leading Provider of Nutrition Education Resources, Learning ZoneXpress, Honored on Inc. 5000 List for Company Success Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Learning ZoneXpress, an Owatonna-based education company has been named to the 2013 Inc. 5000, which showcases the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States. The list represents the most comprehensive look at an important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Learning ZoneXpress joins...

2013-09-12 23:02:21

Month of September to Emphasize Education and Awareness of Healthy Life Choices for Children and Families Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 September is National Child Obesity Awareness Month, highlighting a national epidemic that affects one-in-three American children who are overweight or obese. Since the 1970s, obesity rates among U.S. children have tripled. Millions of young people are now facing increased risk of serious illnesses that were previously seen only in adults,...

2013-05-02 23:02:00

Learning ZoneXpress has developed downloadable certificates of recognition for School Nutrition Employee Week and Teacher Appreciation Week. Simply print, fill out, and award them to deserving individuals. Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 May 6-10, 2013 is a week of great celebration. It´s School Nutrition Employee Week and Teacher Appreciation Week. These two observances are ones that should be celebrated all year long, but to help make this week of recognition even better, Learning...

2012-09-19 23:01:32

Farm to School programs are in full swing all across the country encouraging healthy choices and local food. Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 According to the National Farm to School Network, there are an estimated 2,571 Farm to School Programs in the United States. These programs are active in all 50 states, and they aim to improve student nutrition by encouraging a connection between local farms and school cafeterias. Farm to School programs are incredibly diverse and creative....

2012-05-29 23:00:49

“Drink water instead of sugary drinks” is the third of seven key themes the USDA will roll out over the next two years Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 USDA National Strategic Partner, Learning ZoneXpress has unveiled a new educational poster promoting the latest MyPlate nutrition theme. The poster includes the message, “Drink water instead of sugary drinks,” the USDA´s focus from May through August, along with a photographic reminder of just how much sugar a...

2012-05-01 23:03:37

Recognized for her innovation and quality leadership, Melanie Nelson is one of 26 finalists in the Upper Midwest Region. Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 Learning ZoneXpress today announced that president and founder Melanie Nelson has been named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 program in the Upper Midwest. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial...