Nutrition Guidance for School Food ServiceChooseMyPlate.gov
USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.
MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image-a place setting for a meal.
Helping Kids Fight Obesity: Best Online Info Sources (PDF | 778 KB)
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
Need trustworthy, up-to-date information on how to help your students avoid obesity? The resources on this list were selected by a registered dietitian as among the best.
MedlinePlus: Child Nutrition
DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.
Provides general resources and recommendations on nutrition for children.
Nutrition and Fitness Center
Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth.
Provides parents and caregivers with basic information about children's nutrition and health issues.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
A national organization committed to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic by the year 2015 through public policy changes that create healthier environments in schools and communities. Site offers links to best practices, news, and other tools.