Food & Nutrition

Mother and Daughter in the Kitchen Image Core Nutrition Messages Especially for Moms

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Encourage healthy eating with these tips and tools for trying new foods, eating whole grains, enjoying fruit and vegetables, and having low-fat milk and yogurt.


10 Tips Nutrition Education Series

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Find MyPlate tips sheets for promoting healthy eating in children. Topics include:


Bus Nutrition Education: Resources for Elementary School

USDA. NAL. Healthy Meals Resource System.

Teach elementary school children about healthy eating with these lesson plans and learning resources.


Young child eating MedlinePlus: Child Nutrition

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Explore the latest news, information, and resources on child nutrition. Also in Spanish.


Parents MyPlate at Home (PDF | 2.00 MB)

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

Find tips that help parents build healthier family meals that include the five food groups. Also available in:


Team Nutrition Logo Team Nutrition Parent Resources

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Find resources for parents to improve children's school lunches and get involved in their schools.


Milk Carton and Glass Kids and Their Bones: A Guide for Parents

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Prevent osteoporosis and fractures later in life by building healthy bones by adopting healthy nutritional and lifestyle habits in childhood.


ChooseMyPlate Icon MyPlate Health and Nutrition Information for Children over Five

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Learn about healthy eating with MyPlate.


Mother and Daughter Image Best for Bones Food

DHHS. Office on Women’s Health.

Find information for helping young girls develop life-long healthy bones.


Nutrition Facts Read the Label Read the Label Youth Outreach Campaign

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

Understand the Nutrition Facts on the food label and use the information for making healthy choices.