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October 31, 201310 Technologies Cultivating Educated Eaters

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Today is Food Day. More that 4,500 events are taking place across the US to empower people to eat real food. From farmers and health officials to advocacy groups and students, people nation-wide are taking a stand against Big Food and working to to create a healthier, more sustainable, affordable and equitable future for food.

To honor the …

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November 15, 2012Girl Scouts Love ZisBoomBah (Part 2)

As you may know, ZisBoomBah has partnered with the Girl Scouts of Colorado. The troops are integrating ZisBoomBah as part of the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Live Healthy, Lead Healthy Challenge. We design custom quest — or troop leaders can create their own — for girl scouts to complete and earn their Journeys. What’s more, like all kids playing with their food at ZisBoomBah.com, girl scouts learn about healthy eating

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November 13, 2012Girl Scouts Love ZisBoomBah
Hollie Hambly’s Girl Scout Junior troop, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Hollie Hambly’s Girl Scout Junior troop, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Earlier this year, ZisBoomBah partnered with the Girl Scouts of Colorado. The troops are integrating ZisBoomBah as part of the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Live Healthy, Lead Healthy Challenge. We design custom quest — or troop leaders can create their own — for girl scouts to complete and earn their Journeys. What’s more, like all kids playing with their food at

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August 27, 2012ZisBoomBah! What’s Inside My Basket and Blackberry Dump Cake

August 27, 2012 – Hosted by Kid Chef Elian

Listen to “Cool Kids Cook” with Kid Chef Eliana, a 12 year old cookbook author, celebrity chef, and foodie. In this episode, Kid Chef Eliana interviews Karen Laszlo, the founder of ZisBoomBah.com, a website that helps kids make healthy meal choices through fun gaming activities and tasty recipes. In this episode, they talk about healthy balance and the benefits of eating dark …

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August 1, 2012Ask the Experts—Back to School: Healthy Lunch Choices

 This month’s question: “Back to school and back to cafeteria food means that my kids may not be presented with the healthiest options. How can I help them make good food choices for their school lunches?

When you can’t send lunch to school with your kids, it can be a challenge to make sure they pick out healthy options from the cafeteria. One way to help them is …

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July 16, 2012ZisBoomBah – Gamified site teaches kids to make healthier choices

KRISTINA LISOWSKI | Mon., July 16, 2012 @ 9:33 pm

BOULDER—It’s a frustration parents deal with every day. How do you get your child to choose the apple over the cookie? Karen Laszlo and Mike Carcaise started ZisBoomBah to solve this problem. 
ZisBoomBah is a free website dedicated to enabling children to make healthy choices through fun, educational methods. It targets 5 to 13-year-old children and offers games and resources for both …

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September 9, 2011

 

 

Sept 9, 2011    Speaking about innovation and national priorities, Phil Weiser highlighted President Obama’s move to “open innovation” — inviting the public to submit solutions to national problems from space exploration to childhood obesity. In particular, Weiser praised Boulder startup ZisBoomBah.com.

Read more: http://technorati.com/business/small-business/article/weiser-at-the-white-house/#ixzz1qf9ECE5W

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June 2, 2011Madhava participates with ZisBoomBah and Pick Chow! Across America

    ZisBoomBah empowers and inspires children and their families’ with the tools to live a fun, active and healthy life. Pick Chow! Across America cook-off events are held in select locations across the US featuring celebrity chefs and kid assistants who compete to develop kid-friendly, healthier meals.

 

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Source: http://www.madhavasweeteners.com/news-press/in-the-news/madhava-participates-with-zisboombah-and-pick-chow!-across-america/
April 20, 2011Use audiovisual tools to motivate your kids to eat well.

“Dr. Melton has used this technique with his own kids an says, “That impacted them more than any lesson I could give about nutrition.” For younger children, check out the interactive site zisboombah.com, where kids can “build” a healthy plate online and you can find child-friendly recipes. Another goodie: “Fizzy’s Lunch Lab,” an animated Web-only series about cooking on pbs.org”…

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Source: http://blog.zisboombah.com/parents-magazine-may-2011/
April 19, 2011Common Sense Media Gives ZisBoomBah.com 5 Stars

Common Sense Media's Review of ZisBoomBah.com“There’s a reason why First Lady Michelle Obama chose ZisBoomBah as the number one app for healthy kids. It’s fun, engaging and teaches kids to make their own healthy meals from a combination of a wide variety of choices.”…

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Source: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/website-reviews/zisboombah