For Tweens and Teens

Food Safety Fight BAC Image Food Safety & Nutrition Information for Kids and Teens

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

Games, education campaigns, and resources for students.

Fast Meals and Quick Snacks (PDF | 1.5 MB)

California Nutrition Network for Healthy, Active Families.

Written for teens, this booklet provides all the information needed to plan, shop and cook meals and snacks.

BAM! BAM! Body and Mind

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Designed for kids 9-13 years old, BAM! provides information to help them make healthy lifestyle choices. The site uses games, quizzes, and other interactive features to teach kids about topics such as food and nutrition, physical activity, and general safety.

Fuel Up to Play Image Fuel Up to Play 60

National Dairy Council; National Football League; United States Department of Agriculture.

Fuel Up to Play 60 empowers youth to take action to improve nutrition and physical activity at their school and for their own health.

Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think, and Be Active!

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.

An interactive program to help 11 to 13-year olds think critically about how the media can affect food and physical activity choices.

Reading Food Labels Image 8 Healthy Eating Goals

President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.

Small changes can make a big difference to your health. This pages offers eight goals for healthy eating challenging users to try incorporating at least six into their diet.

Take Charge of Your Health: A Guide for Teenagers!

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.

Provides information on weight control, physical activity, healthy food choices and dietary guidelines for adolescents. Also in PDF|1 MB.

School Healthier Middle Schools: Everyone Can Help

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

Healthier Middle Schools: Everyone Can Help is a series of communication tools designed to engage teachers, principals, parents, food service managers and students in school wellness efforts.

Girls Health Image

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Created to help girls (ages 10-16) learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face. Body Mass Index Calculator

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Provides a BMI calculator for girls ages 10-16, and offers instructions on how to interpret the results.

Your Feelings: Body Image

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Provides information on body image for teen girls. Encourages positive messages about body image.

Powerful Bones, Powerful Girls Campaign Logo Best Bones Forever™

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Site for young girls featuring games, quizzes, e-postcards, and ideas for increasing calcium consumption. Part of the National Bone Health Campaign to promote optimal bone health and reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

Nutrition Facts Read the Label Read the Label Youth Outreach Campaign

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

An FDA campaign offering information for youth, encouraging them to seek out the Nutrition Facts on the food label, understand the information it provides, and use it for making healthful choices.

Quiz for Teens with Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Diabetes Education Program.

Teens can take this quiz to learn more about how to manage diabetes.