Nutrition

Nutrition Basics:

Dietary Guidelines for Americans (English, Spanish)
MyPlate Guide to School Breakfast (English, Spanish)
Myplate Guide to School Lunch (English, Spanish)
National School Breakfast Fact Sheet (English, Spanish)
National School Lunch Program Fact Sheet (English, Spanish)
Key Changes on the New Nutrition Facts Label (English, Spanish)
Quick Tips for Reading the Nutrition Facts Label
Shift to Healthier Food & Beverage Choices
Cut Down on Added Sugars
Tips for a “Choosy” Eater (English, Spanish)

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Nutrition Resources you can trust!

https://www.choosemyplate.gov/
MyPlate replaced the Food Pyramid in 2011.  MyPlate identifies daily meal proportions for the fruit, vegetable, grains, protein, and dairy food groups; and is an easy-to-understand illustration designed to help Americans build a healthy plate at meal times.

https://www.nutrition.gov/
Nutrition.gov serves as a gateway to reliable resources on food, healthy eating, physical activity and food safety.

https://www.hhs.gov/fitness/resource-center/nutrition-resources/index.html
This website is a great starting point because it contains links to many reliable resources for healthy eating and activity such as the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Fruit and Veggies- More Matters, and Deliciously Healthy Eating Recipes.

https://www.eatgathergo.org
Purdue Extension provides resources on how to plan, shop, and cook your meals. It is also a great resource on how to start living an active lifestyle.

https://www.healthyeating.org/Schools/Parent-Nutrition-Education
This is a great resource for parents. It includes healthy tip sheets, recipes, and education resources.

https://www.actionforhealthykids.org
Action for Healthy Kids is a nonprofit organization mobilizing school professionals, families, and communities to take actions towards increasing healthy eating habits and physical activity and building healthier schools where kids thrive.