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Food and Nutrition

Want to learn about foods that keep your child healthy? Looking for healthy snacks for kids? Check out these resources!  

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Find games, activities, and information about eating healthy with the five food groups.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Help your child grow up healthy with these tips for nutrition, picky eating, and serving food safely.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Explore positive phrases that can be used by parents and caregivers to support children in developing healthy eating habits.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

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.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Team Nutrition

Get Team Nutrition materials, which help schools integrate nutrition education into classroom learning and also include materials for home, cafeteria, and community connections. 

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

About 9 in 10 US children eat more sodium than recommended. Read about how parents and caregivers can help.

HHS, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

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. 

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Parents, find out what you can do now to keep your kids' bones strong as they get older.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Help the children in your life manage their diabetes using these tips.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus Health Information

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

Oklahoma State University Extension

Learn how to make family mealtime with preschoolers an enjoyable experience.