SUMMER SERVICE SITES

Parent/Student Resources

HealthMPowers

The HealthMPowers program is a three-year, school-wide intervention that includes trainings, direct services and resource materials that are presented in a memorable and interactive format to promote healthy behaviors and environments in schools.  The innovative program model improves student fitness, health knowledge and behaviors, while providing teachers and staff with the training and resources necessary to continue sustainable improvements on their own

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Alliance for a Healthier Generation

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation works with schools, companies, community organizations, healthcare professionals, and families to transform the conditions and systems that lead to healthier kids

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Choose MyPlate

ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information. As Americans are experiencing epidemic rates of overweight and obesity, the online resources and tools can empower people to make healthier food choices for themselves, their families, and their children.

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Fruits and Veggies - More Matters

Fruits and Veggies-More Matters is a health initiative focused on helping Americans increase fruit and vegetable consumption for better health. Fruits and Veggies-More Matters offers simple ways to add fruits and veggies to your day by offering expert advice, nutrition and storage information, shopping tips, healthy menus, and recipes.

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Fuel Up to Play 60

Fuel Up to Play 60 is the nation’s largest in-school health and wellness program launched by the National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with the USDA, to help encourage today’s youth to lead healthier lives.

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Let's Move

Let’s Move! is about putting children on the path to a healthy future during their earliest months and years; giving parents helpful information and fostering environments that support healthy choices; providing healthier foods in our schools; ensuring that every family has access to healthy, affordable food; and, helping children become more physically active.

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Nourish Interactive

Nourish Interactive is a free one stop resource for fun nutrition games for kids, interactive nutrition tools and tips for parents and health educators to use to promote healthy living for the whole family. Created by nutrition and health care professionals, Nourish Interactive’s nutrition education website gives children and families the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices. Early nutrition education is one of the best ways to help children learn about healthy choices and healthy eating.

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Team Nutrition

Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.

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School Food Options for Kids with Food Allergies

Does your child have a food allergy, intolerance or sensitivity? Partner with your school’s foodservice and nutrition staff (many of whom are registered dietitian nutritionists) to find safe and nutritious options.

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Food Allergies and Intolerances

Each year, millions of Americans have allergic reactions to food. Although slightly more common in young children and in people who have a family history, most food allergies develop early in life and many are outgrown.

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