Food & Nutrition Web Sites

  • Smart and Healthy Kids Inside and Out
    The OrganWise Guys empowers kids to be healthy and smart, from the inside out with a curriculum, content and educational programming. www.organwiseguys.com*

  • Healthier Diet Resources
    ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information. www.choosemyplate.gov*

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. www.eatright.org*

  • Childhood Obesity
    Childhood obesity is a national epidemic. Nearly 1 in 3 children (ages 2-19) in the United States is overweight or obese, putting them at risk for serious health problems. As parents, caregivers, brothers and sisters, leaders in schools, communities and healthcare, we can work together to create a nation where the healthy choice is the easy choice. www.healthiergeneration.org*

  • Food Allergy Information
    Food allergy research and education www.foodallergy.org*

  • USDA's Nutrition and Physical Activity Plan
    Provides a personalized nutrition and physical activity plan
    www.supertracker.usda.gov*

  • Healthy Eating and exercise for life
    www.caloriecontrol.org*

  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans
    The Dietary Guidelines for Americans is the Nation’s go-to source for nutrition advice. Published every 5 years for public health professionals, each edition of the Dietary Guidelines reflects the current body of nutrition science. These recommendations help Americans make healthy food and beverage choices and serve as the foundation for vital nutrition policies and programs across the United States. www.Health.gov/DietaryGuidelines*

  • Nutritional information for each season
    https://snaped.fns.usda.gov/nutrition-through-the-seasons*

  • Tray Talk
    Are school meals nutritious? Are they safe? Why should I encourage my children to eat school meals? Find out why school meals are the best choice for children. http://www.traytalk.org*

  • Let's Move
    Let's Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. http://www.letsmove.gov*

  • Team Nutrition
    This USDA sponsored site has a lot of great information about the National School Lunch and Breakfast programs for parents and educators. http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn*

  • nrgBalance Zone
    nrgBalance (short for "energy balance") is a health promotion brand developed by the Center for Nutrition and Activity Promotion at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital (Center). http://www.nrgbalance.org*

  • Action for Healthy Kids
    Action for Healthy Kids is about creating health-promoting schools that support sound nutrition and physical activity as part of a total learning environment. http://www.actionforhealthykids.org*

  • Kids Health
    This site, sponsored by the Nemours Foundation, is dedicated to improving the health and spirit of children. ...great resources for kids and their parents. http://www.kidshealth.org*

  • Dole 5 a Day
    This great site for parents, educators and kids promotes the consumption of fresh produce. http://www.dole5aday.com*

  • The Food Timeline
    Ever wonder what foods the Vikings ate when they set off to explore the new world? How Thomas Jefferson made his ice cream? What the pioneers cooked along the Oregon Trail? Who invented the potato chip...and why? Visit the Food Timeline to explore the history of the foods we eat! http://www.foodtimeline.org*

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