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Healthy eating can help individuals achieve and maintain a healthy body weight, consume important nutrients, and reduce the risk of developing harmful heath conditions.

The following are resources available for parents, professionals, and youth to educate on proper nutrition. Resources are constantly being updated.
  
Fact Sheets/Tips/Flyers
CDC Info
Why you should be aware of the importance and benefits of nutrition
A look at today's  school cafeterias
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/Statistics
School health guidelines to promote healthy eating and physical activity
 
News Coverage

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