Blast from the nutrition past: Time for Timer!

I don’t know why I was thinking about Schoolhouse Rock the other day (and the fact that I was totally dates me, I know). It started with “I’m just a bill, yes I’m only a bill” and “Conjunction Junction, what’s your Function?” running through my head…and then I remembered the Wagon Wheel.

Now, how nostalgic is it to recall a time when kids had to be told to snack! As it turns out, the “Time for Timer” spots were not part of Schoolhouse Rock. They were a series of public service announcements put together by the UCLA School of Public Health and broadcast during Saturday morning cartoons in the 1970s. (Ahh…more nostalgia.)
In case you’ve forgotten…you are what you eat: