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For Tweens and Teens

Find information and games that teach tweens and teens the importance of nutrition, physical activity, and healthy body image.

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

Use MyPlate to build your healthy eating style and get the right mix of the five food groups.

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

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.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Download the free Dining Decisions game to your iPad, iPhone, or Android device and see how healthy you can make your food plate!

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 Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Learn about health and nutrition as you get older and start making your own decisions about food choices and physical activity.

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

Find links to resources, tools, and research on teen health. 

HHS, Office on Women's Health

Learn about what nutrients are, healthy weight goals, what to do if you are a vegetarian, and more. 

National Dairy Council, National Football League, USDA

Fuel Up to Play 60, the leading in-school health and wellness program empowers students and educators to work together to build healthier schools and create healthy, high achieving students. 

Nemours Foundation, KidsHealth

Provides a list of resources for teens to learn about making healthy choices. Also includes information on steroids, strength training, and eating disorders.