on food items served in the elementary schools are
NUTRITION RESOURCES ON THE WEB
Has much information. Also has Health-E-Meters, such as
Dessert Wizard that tells you how much exercise to burn off a
dessert. It also has a target Heart rate calculator.
is a GREAT resource for children and teens with food
allergies! Check this site for ideas for coping with various
A site which includes reviewed and rated links to many
nutrition sites for students, teachers, and parents. Has a
"health tip of the week."
FOR KIDS’ at
www.fns.usda.gov/tn/team-nutrition. is a great website
with nutrition information, nutrition games and games that can
be printed. Be sure to
visit this site, it is a winner!!
www.dole5aday.com , Teachers can download lesson plans
aimed at grade 3 & 4 children, while a nutrition section as an
encyclopedia on fruits and vegetables, including their
nutrition values. The site also features games and recipes for
www.eatright.org , the American Dietetic Assoc. has games,
activities and recipes for children!!
Kidnetic.com, a fun website designed by the International
Food Information council for kids and their parents to
simulate physical activity and encourage healthy eating
patterns. Check it out!
– Sponsored by the
Pacific Science Center and Washington State Dairy Council,
Nutrition Cafe offers nutrition activities for kids, such as
Nutrition Sleuth, where children use clues to determine
missing nutrients in a character’s diet. Grab-a-Grape (a
multiple choice Jeopardy-type game) and Have-A-Bite-Café,
where Kids build their own meals.
parent you may worry that your child isn’t getting enough
calcium, and that is a valid concern since many kids aren’t.
For milk mania ideas check out:
Nutrition Guide for a Healthy Mouth and Teeth" Foods and
drinks that are high in calcium, such as milk and cheese, team
up with the body to ensure that bones stay strong. Bones are
much more than just what we can feel through skin; they are
also in mouths in the form of teeth. -
– Fight BAC!®
offers food safety content information and activities for all
grades. It is designed to increase awareness and thereby
reduce the incidence of food borne illness.