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5550 S. Holly Street
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
About the program
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The Go, Slow, Whoa program is an easy way for children to categorize the foods they eat. By categorizing foods into the Go, Slow, and Whoa students can more easily identify the foods that they should eat most often (‘Go’ foods) and those they should save for treats (‘Whoa’ foods). The program encourages students to choose the healthiest foods, most often and to incorporate a balance of foods in their diet. By creating a common language to discuss the foods that are most beneficial in a diet, students can begin to make eating a balanced diet easy and natural.

The program will begin with a kick-off event and will continue with a combination of signage throughout the school building, serving line labeling of school foods, classroom education, and parent communication. This variety of components is meant to create a comprehensive program that touches students, teachers, administrators and parents.

The program is currently being brought to 11 wellness pilot elementary schools through a partnership between Cherry Creek Schools Food and Nutrition Services, Thrive for Life, Livewell Colorado and Channel 7.

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