Resources

Schools

Action for Healthy Kids (www.actionforhealthykids.org ) (“The Learning Connection”)

Action for Healthy Kids (www.actionforhealthykids.org ) (Report, “Progress or Promises: What’s Working for and Against Healthy Schools”)

Activ8Kids! School Nutrition and Physical Activity Kit (www.nyhealth.gov/prevention/obesity/activ8kids/toolkit/docs.toolkit.pdf)

Active and Healthy Schools (www.activeandhealthyschools.com/pages/about.php )

Alliance for a Healthier Generation (resources to promote healthy school environment) (www.healthiergeneration.org/schools.aspx )

American School Food Service Association with Child Nutrition Information (www.asfa.org )

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (physical activity promotion) (www.aahperd.org )

Better Breakfast Initiative - Harvard School of Public Health (www.projectbread.org )

CATCH (Coordinated Approach to School Health) (www.catchinfo.org )

Cornell Cooperative Extension – The Junior Master Gardener Program (www.jmgkids.us )

Cornell Farm to School (www.cce.cornell.edu )

Centers for Disease Control (information on School Health Index, Coordinated School Health Approach, and School Health) (www.cdc.gov )

Centers for Disease Control – Making it Happen: School Nutrition Success Stories (www.cdc.gov )

Dannon Institute (nutrition education) (www.celebratehealthyeating.org )

Eat Well and Keep Moving Curriculum – Harvard School of Public Health (www.eatwellandkeepmoving.org )

Fit, Healthy and Ready to Learn: A School Health Policy Guide (www.nasbe.org )

Healthy Fundraising Ideas (www.cspinet.org/new/pdf/schoolfundraising/pdf

Healthy Snack Suggestions (www.cspinet.org/nutritionpolicy/healthy_school_snacks.pdf )

Integrating Physical Activity into the Classroom (www.ncpe4me.com/energizers.html )

Jump into Foods and Fitness, Michigan State University (www.web1.msue.msu.edu/cyf/youth/jiff/ )

Kids Health in the Classroom (www.kidshealth.org/classroom )

Model School Wellness Policies (www.schoolwellnesspolicies.org )

NASBE (National Association of State Boards of Education) – Preventing Childhood Obesity: A School Health Policy Guide (www.nasbe.org )

National Farm to School Network (www.farmtoschool.org )

National School Boards Association Getting to Wellness (www.asbj.com/wellness/index.html )

New York Coalition for Healthy School Food (www.healthylunches.org )

New York State Child Nutrition Program (www.nysed.gov )

New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (www.agmkt.state.ny.us )

New York State Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Alliance (www.nyshepa.org )

PBS Teacher Source (www.pbs.org/teachersource/health.htm )

Peaceful Playgrounds (www.peacefulplaygrounds.com )

Parent Teacher Association (www.pta.org )

Planet Health (curriculum on nutrition and physical activity) (Harvard School of Public Health) (www.planet-health.org )

Recipes – 5 a Day Quantity Recipe Cookbook (New Hampshire Department of Education and Department of Health and Human Services (www.ed.state.nh.us/education/doe/organization/programsupport/bnps/cookbook.pdf )

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Report, “Healthy Schools for Healthy Kids” (www.rwjf.org/files/publications/other/HealthySchools.pdf )

Safe Routes to School (www.saferoutesinfo.org )

School Food Toolkit (www.cspinet.org/schoolfoodkit/ )

School Meals: Building Blocks for Healthy Children (Institute of Medicine Fact Sheet (www.iom.edu/schoolmeals )

School Nutrition Association (www.schoolnutrition.org )

SPARK Program (Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids) (www.sparkpe.org )

Take 10! Program (physical activity for classroom) (www.ilsi.org/Programs/Take10/ )

Team Nutrition of USDA (www.fns.usda.gov/tn/ )

USDA’s Healthy Meals Resource System (www.healthymeals.nal.usda.gov

USDA Food Pyramid (www.mypyramid.gov )

Think Breakfast (www.thinkbreakfast.net )

Walking School Bus (www.saferoutesinfo.org )

 

Day Care Centers/After-School Programs

Active Kids! School Nutrition and Physical Activity Kit (www.nyhealth.gov/prevention/obesity/activ8kids/toolkit/docs.toolkit.pdf )

Care Connection for CACFP Child Care Providers (www.nfsmi.org )

CATCH Program (Coordinated Approach to Child Health (www.catchinfo.org )

Color Me Healthy Curriculum for Preschool (www.colormehealthy.org )

Giggle, Wiggle & Shake: Over 200 Ways to Move and Learn, by Rae Pica

Head Start Body Start (ideas for active play, outdoor time, and healthy eating (www.headstartbodystart.org )

Healthy Kids, Healthy New York-After School Initiative Toolkit (www.health.state.ny.us/prevention/obesity/healthy_kids_healthy )

Healthy Snack Suggestions (www.cspinet.org/nutritionpolicy/healthy_school_snacks.pdf )

Mealtime Memo for Child Care (CACFP) (www.nfsmi.org )

New York State Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Alliance (www.nyshepa.org )

PE Central (www.pecentral.org )

Team Nutrition/USDA (www.teamnutrition.usda.gov )

Screentime Awareness (www.screentime.org )

SPARK Program (Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids (www.sparkpe.org )

WE Can! Program (www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan )

 

For or About Kids

BAM! (Learn about fitness, food and nutrition, and exercise) (www.bam.gov)

Dole Fruit Company (www.dole.com )

National Dairy Council’s Family Food Zone (www.familyfoodzone.org )

Fruits & Veggies – More Matters (www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org )

Girls Health – US Department of Health and Human Services (www.4girls.gov )

KidsHealth/Nemours (www.kidshealth.org )

Kids in the Kitchen (Junior League) (www.kidsinthekitchen.ajli.org )

North Carolina’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Kids World (www.agr.state.nc.us/cyber/kidsworld/

North Carolina Nutrition Services Branch (www.nutritionnc.com )

Nutrition for Kids (www.nutritionforkids.com )

Screentime Awareness (www.screentime.org )

Smart-Mouth at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (www.cspinet.org/smartmouth )

Team Nutrition of the USDA (www.fns.usda.gov/tn/ )

USA Pears – Pear Bureau Northwest (www.usapears.com )

USDA Food Pyramid (www.mypyramid.gov )

Internation Food Information Council’s Kidnetic (www.kidnetic.com)

National Institutes of Health (Healthy Weight for Children) (www.win.niddk.nih.gov/publications )

We Can! Program (www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan )

 

Fitness

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (www.aahperd.org )

American College of Sports Medicine (www.acsm.org )

American Heart Association (www.americanheart.org )

CATCH Program (www.catchinfo.org )

Healthier US (www.healthierus.gov )

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/index.htm)

PE Central (www.pecentral.org )

Shape Up America! (www.shapeup.org )

SPARK Program (www.sparkpe.org )

www.peacefulplaygrounds.com

 

General Resources

3 a day of the American Dairy Association (www.3aday.org )

American Heart Association (www.americanheart.org )

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.org )

Food and Nutrition Information Center of the USDA (www.fnic.nal.usda.gov )

Food and Health (www.foodandhealth.com )

Fruits & Veggies More Matters (www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org )

International Food Information Council (www.foodinsight.org )

Mayo Clinic (www.mayoclinic.com )

MyPyramid.gov (USDA) (www.mypyramid.gov )

www.Nutrition.gov

National Dairy Council (www.nationaldairycouncil.org )

The American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org )

The American Dietetic Associaiton (www.eatright.org )

School Nutrition Association (www.schoolnutrition.org )

Wheat Foods Council Grains Nutrition Information (www.wheatfoods.org )

 

Nutrition Information and Services

American Institute for Cancer Research (www.aicr.org )

American School Food Service Association (www.schoolnutrition.org )

Food Stamp Nutrition Conncection (www.snap.nal.usda.gov )

Fruits & Veggies – More Matters (www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org )

Healthier US (www.healthierus.gov )

US Department of Health and Human Services (www.hhs.gov )

 

 

 

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