Rainbow In My Tummy® is a nutrition-enrichment program that was created by Verner early care and education professionals for early care and education professionals. Learn more!
The Mission Health System has a strong commitment to the health of our community. Their support of Rainbow In My Tummy® is one of the primary reasons we are impacting over 1,300 young children in our community every day. View their 2013 Community Benefit Report and see a special feature on Rainbow In My Tummy®, Verner’s model early childhood nutrition program.
The program provides an assessment of classroom curriculum and offers recommendations to centers to support a healthy food culture in the classroom. Center may make changes to their curriculum, dining experience and environmental print.
The program not only improves the quality food served to young children, but it also seeks to shift the center to a healthier food culture. We provide training on nutritional literacy to help centers build consensus for change.
Rainbow In My Tummy® cultivates a food culture surrounding young children that establishes a foundation for lifelong health.