Kids Live Well App Review and $50 Gift Card Giveaway

@KidsLiveWell healthy food for kids $50 GC #giveaway


Have you heard of the Kids Live Well program?  The National Restaurant Association launched the Kids LiveWell program in collaboration with Healthy Dining to help parents and children select healthful menu options when dining out.  The restaurants that participate in this program commit to providing healthy choices for children.  The goal is to increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, low sugar while limiting unhealthy fats and sodium.

How many Restaurants are Included

There are 42,000 restaurants nationwide that participate and offer Kids Live Well meals.  Check out some of the participating restaurants here.

To be a restaurant that participates, it has to offer at least 1 kids meal (main entrée, side and drink) that has less than 600 calories.

  1. The meals must contain 2 or more servings of fruits, veggies, lean protein and whole grains – and limits sodium, fat and sugar.
  2. Offer 1 individual item that is less than 200 calories that limits sugars, fats, and sodium.
  3. Make the nutrition profile available of the healthy item
  4. Identify the healthy item.


Nutrition Requirements of the Kids live Well Program

Kids LiveWell Nutrition Criteria for Full Kids’ Meals (entrée, side option and beverage):

  • 600 calories or less
  • ≤ 35% of calories from total fat
  • ≤ 10% of calories from saturated fat
  • < 0.5 grams trans fat (artificial trans fat only)
  • ≤ 35% of calories from total sugars (added and naturally occurring)
  • ≤ 770 mg of sodium
  • 2 or more food groups (see below)

Kids LiveWell Nutrition Criteria for Side Items:

  • 200 calories or less
  • ≤ 35% of calories from total fat
  • ≤ 10% of calories from saturated fat
  • < 0.5 grams trans fat (artificial trans fat only)
  • ≤ 35% of calories from total sugars (added and naturally occurring)
  • ≤ 250 mg of sodium
  • 1 food group (see below)


The Kids Live Well App

The Kids Live Well App helps you (on both Android and Apple) find Kids Live Well participating restaurants on the go!  You can download the Kids Live Well App can be downloaded free here.


You can learn more about the Kids Live Well Program here.


The Kids Live Well $50 Gift Card Giveaway

Enter below for your chance to win a $50 gift certificate to the Kids Live Well participating restaurant of your choice.


The Kids Live Well Twitter Party!!!

You can join a virtual twitter birthday party to celebrate the program Tuesday, July 28 from 1-3 pm ET. They will host from the @KidsLiveWell twitter handle with the hashtag #4yrsOfKidsLiveWell

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