For inquiries, please contact:
Melissa Halas-Liang, MA, RD, CDE
Super Kids Nutrition services are available locally and nationally. Currently, we work with more than 200 registered dietitians and nutrition scientists to provide nutrition education and a variety of services through multi-channel platforms both on and offline. We provide nutrition content, curriculum and school nutrition parent newsletters to thousands of school websites in over 40 states.
Super Kids Nutrition Inc Registered Dietitians Include: Marketing and Branding Experts, Chefs, Food Safety Experts, School Nutritionists, Professors, Psychologists, Fitness Experts and Clinical, Food Service, Pediatric, Weight Management, Research, Functional Food, Wellness Media and Community Registered Dietitians.
Good nutrition starts with kids, but it takes healthy parents to raise a healthy child. Therefore, our services include both child and adult nutrition seminars, with the goal of ensuring the health of not only our kids, but also our families and communities.
Partnering to Increase Your Reach
Menu Development and Meal Planning
Online Content Development
Food Safety Training
Nutrient Standard Menu Planning
Teacher/Professional Development Workshops
School Children Workshops
Community and/or Corporate Wellness Workshops – Webinars
Adult Nutrition Workshops / Community Outreach
Healthcare Professionals Workshops
Private Nutrition Counseling
- Collaborate on joint health messages, media tours and campaigns
- Mention your campaign, resources or health message in our parent newsletters
- Facilitate consumer and blog contests through a 3rd party endorsement (Super Kids Nutrition) to better reach your target audience
Online Content Development
Development of new content unique to your product and health message. Create educational material/handout for both employees and customers regarding all aspects of nutrition including general nutrition, functional foods, wellness, food safety and food allergies. Can be for blog, magazine, newsletter, or website.
Food Safety Training
Including ServSafe course review and exam administration, Food Safety Workshops, HACCP Plans: Modifications and writing of HACCP plans, Print or Online articles: Create educational material/handout for both employees and customers regarding food safety and food allergies
Super Kids Nutrition speaks frequently to consumers, businesses, health professionals, community groups and schools. Whether speaking to a group of 10 or 1000, the passion and energy of our speakers engage the audience and provide actionable, real-life information. Contact us with your topic needs or request a topic from our frequently-given program list below.
Nutrient Standard Menu Planning (Offered nationally)
If you are revamping your school menu or need Nutrient Standard Menu Planning, you can rely on Super Kids to help. With our third-party expertise, we can help you to feed your students more healthfully and comply with state and federal guidelines. Contact us for Food-Based Analysis or Nutrition Analysis.
Our interactive and hands-on workshops are designed to introduce and reinforce healthy eating. Melissa Halas-Liang, Super Kids Nutrition Founder, uses her gift of translating science into simple terms and educates her audience by bringing them into the conversation. Super Kids Nutrition’s dietitians share this passion and talent, helping to get their audiences quickly on their way to better health and eating habits.
Improving Your School’s Food Environment: (Offered nationally)
Your school may offer healthy foods, have a solid health education curriculum, and provide a great wellness policy. But if your school’s faculty is hesitant to change their in-school health habits, your policies will be difficult to implement. Your school is certainly not alone, and there are solutions! We offer a specialized workshop, tailored for schools that need that “extra push.” We focus on providing teachers with nutrition knowledge and confidence in their own eating and exercise habits so that they can act as role models for their students. Such support helps to garner better acceptance and participation among teachers. Our workshops, which can include administrators, teachers and optionally students, aim to unite all individuals in the school environment behind the goal of building a healthier school environment. Everybody wins!
Preschool/ Daycare or Private School Nutrition Make-over: Eat Green and Healthy:
Did you know that most kids’ food habits for life are formed by age 6? What is your child care serving its students? Are cheese doodles and 10 a.m. cookies offered as snacks or rewards for class participation? Does your school need a healthier snack rotation, guidance or education on how foods affect your child’s learning, or ideas on how to instill positive eating habits for life? Learning about what foods are good for the body-right down to the genetic level– is an integral part of education. Find out how offering healthy foods doesn’t need to compromise your budget, and can improve the overall health and well-being of your young students.
SCHOOL CHILDREN WORKSHOPS (Ages pre-k to 8th grade)
The Super Crew® Eats the Colors of the Rainbow: For school-aged children Pre-K to Grade 3. (Available in Los Angeles and New York cities, including surrounding areas). This interactive class teaches children about healthy eating through the Super Crew® group of superhero kids who get powers from eating healthy colorful foods. This workshop engages children in a fun, relatable way. Adjustable curriculum – Pre-K to Grade 3.
Eat the Right Foods! Ages 8-12 years old: (Available in Los Angeles and New York cities, including surrounding areas). Interactive approach to choosing a wide variety of foods taught through a fun detective game, and an activity centered around building a colorful plate. Get your students excited about eating healthy and feeling great!
Fueling the Student Athlete:
Learn special nutrient and hydration needs for kids in sports. Discover snacks that provide the right fuel for competition. Find out how to achieve nutritional balance while teaching your students the reason behind eating right for sports and life.
Eating Healthy Rocks! For Families and Educators: (Available in Los Angeles and New York cities, including surrounding areas. Offered Nationally as a Webinar)
We will show you how to get kids excited about healthy eating. After participating in this workshop, you will understand which foods maximize growth and development and minimize children’s genetic risk factors. Learn how to teach healthful eating to children and give unhealthy foods some healthy competition. Find out how parental eating habits influence a child’s eating habits in the long run, and the steps one can take to raise a healthy family.
Eating Lessons and Super Foods for Infants & Young Children: For Families and Educators (Available in Los Angeles and New York cities, including surrounding areas. Offered Nationally as Webinar)
Learn how early feeding experiences shape lifelong food preferences and eating behaviors. Discover how specific foods can provide amazing health benefits. For instance, lemons provide anticancer fighting properties and cabbage may help fight off viruses. Discover family mealtime dos and don’ts that promote healthy eating and recognize the importance of introducing a variety of health-enhancing foods for optimal growth and development.
Baby’s First Foods: For Families and Educators. (Available in Los Angeles and New York cities)
This fun and interactive workshop helps moms, dads and care takers make the right first steps for introducing solid foods with ease and creativity! Learn how to recognize the signs your baby is ready to eat learn food safety tips and mealtime solutions.
Feeding your Toddler and Preschool Child: For Families and Educators (Available in Los Angeles and New York cities)
Children’s eating habits develop early. As your child gains independence, creating a fun and healthy approach to snack and mealtime will save you time and energy-and avoid food struggles. Learn how your food choices impact your children’s choices and learn quick and easy solutions to mealtime dilemmas.
Pregnancy Nutrition – Giving Your Baby the Best Growing Environment:
Did you know during pregnancy your diet can help shape your baby’s taste preferences, brain development and health later in life? Learn simple steps you can take to de-stress from all the questions about what to eat. Find out which fish are safe, which cheese you can eat or how much caffeine is safe? Find out how to plan now for healthy and realistic post-pregnancy eating. Let Super Kids Nutrition take the guess work out of your diet and help you create the best growing environment for your baby to be.
Webinars (Offered Nationally):
Does your organization need a wellness, nutrition or health webinar to keep your employees in good health, and decrease work related absenteeism? Would your company benefit from providing a continuing education presentation on functional foods or other nutrition related topic? Melissa Halas-Liang, MA RD CDE and the expert team of dietitians at Super Kids Nutrition can help meet the needs for your audience.
Food for Thought – Diabetes Prevention and Weight Management Strategies:
Learn how to eat with awareness, how to increase your longevity, and discover lifestyle changes that can help counter genetic risks for common chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease!
Functional Foods – Super Food for You!:
Did you know that there are life-saving ingredients collecting dust in your spice rack or being passed over at the grocery store? Learn how to spice up your life and your diet while lowering your risk of diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions. Get a taste for spices like turmeric and cardamom, eat more foods to prevent breast cancer and prostate cancer, lower your cholesterol, and improve your memory! You will be motivated to add such disease-fighting foods to your diet with just a few simple steps.
On-Line Education: (Offered Nationally)
Are you an educator, parent, teacher or professional hoping to increase your nutrition knowledge? Super Kids Nutrition Founder, Melissa Halas-Liang, MA, RD, CDE teaches on-line nutrition courses at several Universities and Colleges. Empower your health, the health of your students and the health of your community. Registered Dietitians, earn 30 CPEs per course for CDR. Learn more about courses for Optimal Health by visiting www.nutritioned.net.
Taking Center Stage as Dietitians: Career Success Stories to Help You Open up Doors for New Career Opportunities, Level 2 CPE:
Gone are the days when dietitians were faced with only a few career options. With nutrition remaining a hot topic in the current environment, today’s dietitians have seemingly endless opportunities to build their dream careers. Learn how to open up doors for new career opportunities or to build your business by hearing the stories and paths taken by a successful, diverse group of dietitians. This session will inspire you to take your career to the next level, and provide you with tools to help you achieve your career goals.
Nutraceuticals, Phytonutrients and Super Foods, Level 2 CPE:
A detailed update on the latest and greatest research on “super foods.” Learn how blueberry extracts are healing cancerous lesions understand the many benefits of phytonutrients like acai’s polyphenols, and learn to field client questions on such widely publicized nutrients with ease. Expand your knowledge base and gain confidence in your knowledge on current food science.
Testimonials for Speaking Engagements
“Melissa has the gift of knowing what her audience needs to hear. Whether speaking to a senior audience on healthy eating tips or leading the weekly Weight-Fit class for the hospital employees, she offered fresh ideas, the latest well-researched dietary information, a wonderful sense of humor and a “you CAN do this” positive attitude. She was our cheerleader, coach and mentor all in one.”
- Patty Watson-Wood, RN, BSN
“Over the years I have read countless books and attended numerous group meeting and lectures on weight loss and healthy eating. Your lectures finally turned on the light for me and now it all makes sense. I have successfully changed my habits, lowered my blood sugar levels and dropped the unwanted pounds without medication. I attribute the lion’s share of my success to the clarity and enthusiasm you brought to the Healthy Lifestyles lectures.”
- Lisa Reese, Pasadena California
“Melissa is a dietitian- entrepreneur with creativity and energy that infect all who come into her presence. Her passion for evidence based nutrition and medical science is reflected in her research, writing, seminars, and lectures and in her personal life. Her lectures are riveting, her power-point presentations visually stimulating, organized and creative. Her ability to keep an audience’s attention is amazing. Best of all people’s lives are changed by not only her knowledge but her ability to motivate and make lifestyle possibilities a reality!“
- Joanne Lamberty, RD, CDE
“Your knowledge of the matter and the style of your presentations are qualities that make you a very dynamic speaker. You present practical information that can be easily applied in day-to-day clinical practice. Your energy and enthusiasm motivates us as dietitians to perform at a higher level.“
- Leah Kurihara, RD
“I attended numerous presentations that Melissa gave and each one was dynamic! She possesses a world of knowledge! Melissa teaches with such an enthusiastic conviction that her instruction remains with me on my lonely walks through the grocery aisles. I can envision her speaking as though she was by my side, helping me make the best selection of foods that will impress my family!“
- Marcela Garcia, Librarian
“I really loved your presentation at the Tavis Smiley Health Fair. We learned so much about nutrition. The children had a lot of fun answering your questions. Thank you for the wonderful presentation!”
- Victoria Lee, Los Angeles
“I came into Melissa’s class knowing how to “diet” but what I was looking for was how maintain a lifestyle. Melissa’s class taught me the importance of all the food groups. Balance and moderation are the keys. Chocolate, cheese and bread can be part of a healthy diet.“
- Margo Boss, Physical Therapist
“I attended a Super Food lecture presented by Melissa. Her presentation was clear, full of useful information, which I was able to apply easily. She injected lots of humor and I would go again in a heart- beat!”
- Joan Alexander, Pasadena