Have you ever sat down to a plate of your favorite food and the person next to you says “Yuck! That is GROSS!”? “Don’t yuck my yum” can be your reply, “you might like it too if you try.” “Don’t Yuck My Yum!” is a book that teaches some basic healthy eating concepts to kids and parents in a fun and unique way. Children will learn that saying negative things about food can affect the food choices and eating habits of others. Throughout the book, readers will learn other valuable nutrition messages, like how important it is to try new foods and to eat foods that are many different colors. The mission of DYMY is to encourage kids and parents to learn about healthy eating together in a fun way so that habits are formed early on in life that they will carry into adulthood.