Nutritional Information & Resources

ChooseMyPlate

www.ChooseMyPlate.gov

Offers you a personal eating plan with foods and appropriate serving sizes that are right for you.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

www.hhs.gov

Provides information on how to improve your health habits.

Healthy Americans

www.healthyamericans.org

Organization dedicated to protecting the health of every community and working to prevent disease.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

www.eatright.org

Nation's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, serving the public through optimal nutrition, health and well-being promotion.

School Nutrition Association

www.schoolnutrition.org

Professional organization working to ensure all children have access to healthful school meals and nutrition education.

USDA Food & Nutrition Department

www.fsn.usda.gov

Nutrition assistance program of USDA that provides children and needy families better access to food and a more healthful diet through its food assistance programs and comprehensive nutrition education efforts.

Nutrition.gov

www.nutrition.gov

Online resourse that provides access to government information on nutrition, healthy eating, and physical activity.

Healthy Meals Resource System

healthymeals.nal.usda.gov

Online resourse that provides information to persons working in the USDA's Child Nutrition Programs.

Team Nutrition

www.teamnutrition.usda.gov

Initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.

National Food Service Management Institute

www.nfsmi.org

Program that provides information and services that promote the continuous improvement of Child Nutrition Programs.

Kids Health

www.kidshealth.org

The largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.


NUTRITION FOR KIDS

www.nutritionforkids.com

Resource for books, teaching kits, articles, tips, recipes and nutritional updates.

www.caloriesperhour.com

Online resource that provides information regarding the amount of calories burned by various activities.

www.kidsnutrition.org/resources/kids.html

Online resource that provides nutrition information and websites just for kids.


STAFF AND TEACHER RESOURCES

USDA Food Buying Guide

  • U.S. Army Food Safety Introduction

USDA Food Safety

Good Nutrition Reading List

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network

Helping the Student with Diabetes Success: A Guide for School Personnel

Fuel Your Body