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The following are resources available for parents, professionals, and youth to educate on proper nutrition. Resources are constantly being updated.
  
Fact Sheets /Tips /Flyers
Why Nutrition Is Important WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IT
School Nutrition LOOK AT TODAY'S SCHOOL CAFETERIAS
NY Coalition for Healthy School Food GUIDE TO HEALTHY EATING AND HEALTHY SCHOOL FOOD
  
Internet Sites
Schoolnutrition.org
The national organization of school nutrition professionals committed to advancing the quality of school meal programs through education and advocacy
 
Provides easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers
 
The latest on health topics, nutrition videos, facts, and questions answered

Shares advice on nutrition, fitness and beauty for the every-day adult

Explores a range of nutrition and health related topics in a more digestible format

Free calorie counter that helps you log your food eaten and activity completed to help for weight loss, staying on track, and an overall healthier lifestyle
 
A reference site that provides nutritional information and helps to guide you in making better, more nutritious food choices
 
Natural cures, treatments, and information
 
Helps consumers make healthier food choices by prompting them to think about building a healthy plate at meal times, with help of the illustrations of the five food groups
 
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, Michelle Obama, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams
 
An 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
 
United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service- working to end hunger and obesity
 
Food and Nutrition Service administers several programs that provide healthy food to children- follow the link to see them all
 
Publications / Studies
School health guidelines to promote healthy eating and physical activity
 
Videos
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News Coverage
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