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Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Alliance for a Healthier Generation link

The American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation joined forces in May of 2005 to create a healthier generation by addressing childhood obesity.




Body Mass Index (BMI)

BMI is calculated using a person’s height and weight. This CDC website fully explains what BMI means for your health. Discover your BMI today!




Celebrating School Meals Across the Country!

USDA link

Serving 31 million children every school day, the National School Lunch Program provides nutritionally balanced low-cost and free meals to children.





Eat link

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

Food link

The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network’s website has up-to-date information, recipes, FAQs and tips for dealing with food allergies.



Fruits & Veggies Matter

Fruit & Veggies Matter link

Discover the many benefits of fruits and vegetables along with specific information on individual items. This CDC site has information that will help you lead a healthy lifestyle.




Kids’ Health

Kid's Health link

See how the body works, read the Daily Brain Buzz and play a video game all at Plus, learn about how the body grows along with tips for staying healthy.
 link is a free website that has a wealth of nutrition information that everyone can benefit from. We challenge you to discover all this wonderful site has to offer.





Teen’s Health

Teen's Health link

Ask an expert a question, take a quiz or simply review a wealth of health related information that is written specifically for today’s teen looking for the most current information.



3-A-Day: Milk, Cheese & Yogurt

3-A-day link

Want to know more about 3-A-Dairy? From who we are, to what we do and how we can help you build good nutrition for your family, the answers are all here.

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  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
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    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
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