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Nutrition Education Resources

Nutrition education publications that include information and activities for educators and children.

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Photo Cards
A set of 140 beautiful, color photographs suitable for framing. The front of each fully laminated 8.5" × 9.5" card displays a color photograph of a fruit or vegetable with its name in English and Spanish. On the reverse is a bar graph displaying an analysis of nutrients, suggested serving size, and other useful information. Ideas for using the cards with students of all ages are included.

Kids Cook Farm-Fresh Foods
An activity guide that links academic content standards to the real world through gardens, nutrition, cooking, recycling, and the environment.

Nutrition Education Resource Guide
A resource to assist local educational agencies and after-school programs in their efforts to implement well-planned, high-quality instructional programs in nutrition education.

Nutrition to Grow On
An innovative curriculum for grades four through six that offers teachers a direct link between the garden and nutrition education.

School Nutrition... By Design!
A tool that provides the design principles behind developing a healthy school nutrition environment. It provides quality indicators within each design principle that, taken together, reflect the ideal for a school nutrition environment. It also provides recommended strategies the school community can implement to create a nutrition environment that supports the development of healthy lifestyles during and after school. Finally, it provides a set of resources and examples that can be used while designing your own implementation strategies.

Questions:   Education and Nutrition Policy Unit | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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