Want to learn about foods that keep your child healthy? Looking for healthy snacks for kids? Check out these resources!
MyPlate Kids' Place is a great resource for kids, parents, and teachers. Resources include games, activity sheets, kid-friendly recipes, and physical activity tips.
The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your food plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight, and physical activity level.
Find MyPlate tips sheets for promoting healthy eating in children. Topics include:
Find quick and easy recipes kids and other family members will enjoy. Videos, rollover widgets, and fact sheets provide ideas on ways to get your kids to try new foods, eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and low-fat milk and yogurt.
Get Team Nutrition materials, which help schools integrate nutrition education into classroom learning and also include materials for home, cafeteria, and community connections.
About 9 in 10 US children eat more sodium than recommended. Read about how parents and caregivers can help.
This article and short video provides healthy breakfast tips for kids.
These materials challenge kids (ages 9 to 13) to look for and use the Nutrition Facts label on food and beverage packages. Materials include fun, easy tips and targeted education to help make label reading a key component through which today’s young people are equipped to achieve a healthy diet.
Many dietary supplements haven't been tested in children. Find more information here.
Parents, find out what you can do now to keep your kids bones strong as they get older.
Explore the latest news, information, and resources on child nutrition. Also in Spanish.
Try these mindful eating tips to be more present and aware at mealtimes.
A resource for parents on adding fiber to your family's diet.
Use these tips to help your child build a healthy body image.