School Nutrition » Nutrition Articles & Links

Nutrition Articles & Links

Nutrition Articles

 

 

 

 

 
 

Top Nutrition Links

 

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 Right.org

Eat Right.org 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.

 

 

FoodAllergy.org

Food Allergy.org 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 KidsHealth.org. Plus, learn about how the body grows along with tips for staying healthy.

 

 

 

MyPlate.gov

MyPlate.gov link

MyPlate.gov 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.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
 

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
  2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.