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Your source for scientifically-based health and nutrition information you can trust to help your child grow healthy. As a parent or caretaker you need reliable resources and you can find them here, backed by the expertise of nutrition professionals.


Let's Move

The Letís Move! campaign is a comprehensive, collaborative and community-oriented initiative  addressing all of the various factors leading to childhood obesity.  Let's Move has engaging every sector of society that impacts the health of children to provide schools, families and communities the simple tools they need to help kids be more active, eat better, and get healthy.
Let's Move Blog

"The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake."  - First Lady Michelle Obama at the Letís Move! launch on February 9, 2010

MyPyramid for Kids was designed specifically for children aged 6 to 11.  Click the poster to enlarge.



 provides easy access to the best food and nutrition information from across the federal government. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers.

Providing science-based dietary guidance is critical to enhance the public's ability to make healthy choices in the effort to reduce obesity and other food related diseases. Since dietary needs change throughout the lifespan, specialized nutrition information is provided about infants, children, teens, adult women and men, and seniors.

SNA: National Dairy Council from The Food Channel on Vimeo.

Team Nutrition is 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.

Farm to School Initiative is an online resource formed to assist schools in starting or expanding their Farm to School activities; assist in the communication between farmers and schools; share information about Farm to School activities across the Nation; and keep you informed of the legislative and regulatory changes that influence Farm to School activities.

American Heart Association.

Children's Exercise & Nutrition Resources

Nutrition Basics Help Fight Child Obesity.  Article from FDA's Consumer Update.  Posted: October 26, 2010


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