Resources


Links For Parents

Kids Health for Parents – current information on a variety of topics, including general health, nutrition, fitness, and positive parenting skills.
Nutrition Explorations for Parents – up-to-date information to help families eat healthier. Snack and meal tips, tips for a healthy kitchen and recipes.
Ellyn Satter Associates – Ellyn Satter’s mission is to help children and adults be joyful and competent with eating.
The New Food Pyramid – The U.S. Department of Agriculture food pyramid, which breaks food categories into a spectrum to emphasize variety.
Operation FitKids – The youth outreach program of the American Council on Exercise.
VERB it’s what you do – a national, multicultural, social marketing campaign coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Links For Kids

MyPyramid.gov for Kids – build your own food pyramid. Print out coloring pages, posters, and great tips for you and your family.
Powerful Bones. Powerful Girls – this interactive website provides tips on eating right and exercising for healthy bones.
Kids Health for Kids – KidsHealth has information on dealing with feelings, staying healthy, diseases and staying safe.
KidNetic for Kids – a variety of health information is prevented in a fun and interactive way.
Smart-Mouth.org – there are quick facts (called “Snacktoids”), brainteasers, tips for eating out, recipes, articles, video clips, and games.
Dole 5 a Day – kids can play produce games, meet cartoon fruit and veggie characters, and learn all about the benefits of eating 5 fruits and vegetables.
Nutrition Explorations for Kids – follow the trail to “Food Pyramid Peak,” “Label Lookout,” and other fascinating sites in this truly nutritious expedition.

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