RCS School Nutrition Helpful Links
Please view and explore the resources below.
- 3 A-Day of Dairy - http://www.3aday.org
Tips on improving kids' nutrition and fitness and recipes, using 3 servings of dairy products a day.
- All About What vitamins and Minerals Do - http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/vitamin.html
Explains how substances like vitamins A,B,C,D,E,K, calcium, and iron work in the human body.
- American Dietetic Association - http://www.eatright.org
American Dietetic Association containing nutrition facts and list of resources.
- Dole 5 A Day - http://www.dole5aday.com/
Free nutritional education materials, fun games, puzzles, songs and coloring book about fruits and vegetables.
- FDA Center For Food Safety and Nutrition - https://www.teachfoodscience.org Healthy eating and food safety coloring pages, games, activities, songs and quizzes for kids.
- Figuring out Food Labels - http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/labels.html
- Explains how the label on a food package is a lot like the table of contents in a book, telling exactly what the food contains.
- Food and Nutritional Information Center - http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic
Food and nutrition topics from A to Z and resources.
- Healthy Kids Challenge - http://www.healthykidschallenge.com
Healthy change ideas for schools, families and communities, recipes and games.
- National Dairy Council - http://www.nationaldairycouncil.org
Nutritional and product information, resources and recipes.
- Best Bones Forever! - https://www.girlshealth.gov/about/best-bones/best-bones.html
Fun, games, quizzes, ideas, and tips on what foods have calcium and what activities are good for bones and the body.
- Produce for Better Health Foundation - http://www.pbhfoundation.org
Offers latest health news about fruits and vegetables, kids' activities.
- School Nutrition Association - http://www.schoolnutrition.org
- Tennessee School Nutrition Association - http://www.tnsna.com
- Choose MyPlate -https://www.choosemyplate.gov/browse-by-audience/view-all-audiences/children/kids
- USDA Food & Nutrition Service - http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/
- Nutrition education, healthy eating and physical activities.
- USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory - http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/usda-nutrient-data-laboratory
Gives you all the nutrient data of foods in the different food groups.
- Why Drinking Water Is the Way to Go - http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/water.html
Explains what water does for the human body.
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