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LiveWell Tots

Beach Cities Health District's (BCHD) LiveWell Tots program is a comprehensive obesity prevention program developed specifically for pre-school aged children.

Through nutrition education lessons incorporating mindfulness-based learning and activities, hundreds of Beach Cities preschoolers are improving their overall health and well-being.

The primary goals of the LiveWell Tots Program include, educating preschoolers on nutrition and mindful eating, increasing healthy eating behaviors and positively impacting both teachers’ and parents’ self-efficacy to instill healthy eating behaviors in their students. The program accomplishes this by training pre-school teachers to deliver 30-minute nutrition lessons in the classroom, focusing on food groups, healthy eating behaviors and mindfulness.

The LiveWell Tots Program Learning Modules Include:

  • Module 1: Mindfulness
    Students learn the importance of mindful behaviors including using all of their senses when eating and identifying signs of hunger.
  • Module 2: Fruits and Vegetables
    Students learn about the different parts of a plant that they can eat and how they are grown.
  • Module 3: Farm-to-Table
    Students learn how food is grown and to appreciate the work that it takes to grow fruits and vegetables. 
  • Module 4: Food Groups/Eating From the Rainbow
    Students used the MyPlate method to learn the different food groups and discuss how to eat from the rainbow.
  • Module 5: Physical Activity
    Students learn about the importance of physical activity and discuss healthy habits that can be practiced over the summer.

More Resources

Healthy Habit Videos

For more information, please contact:
Carrie Anne Blevins
LiveWell Programs Manager
310-374-3426, ext. 125