Nutrition and Physical Activity
You may find these web sites useful in your lessons and activities for the Network for a Healthy California.
Nutrition Education Resources for Teachers
from the California Department of Education
Nutrition for Everyone
resources from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Re-Think Your Drink
resources from the Bay Area Nutrition & Physical Activity Collaborative
Ag in the Classroom Kids' Zone
Kids and teens can find information about animals, foods, ag questions, Science Fair projects, Ag Fun and virtual field trips
Kids, the Food Detectives need your help to fight an enemy ... Bacteria! Play the games, listen to the songs and solve the cases to become a Food Detective!
Food Safety for Kids and Teens
Kids and teens can find games, puzzles, quizzes, and articles to help better their understanding of food safety concepts.
Calorie Control Council
calculate your calories; cut calories/fat in your diet; achieve and maintain a healthy weight; low-calorie, reduced-fat foods and beverages
Champions for Change
overview of California's Champions for Change program
Nutrition For Kids
all types of kid-friendly services, including books, teaching kits, and other resources; free Feeding Kids Newsletter
sponsored by the National Gardening Association; teaches kids how to garden
Healthy Choices for Kids Online
created by the growers of Washington state apples; nutrition education program; materials in English and Spanish; lesson plans and activities
American Heart Association
children's health section; healthy lifestyle section
American Cancer Society
dedicated to eliminating cancer; includes many health information resources
Dairy Council of California
nutrition education programs for school-aged children and adults
American Dietetic Association
promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being; daily tip sheet "Working Together To Keep Kids Healthy"
doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence; accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information
Nutrition, Learning and Behavior in Children
A Resource List for Professionals provided by the Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) of the National Agricultural Library/USDA
California Healthy Kids Resource Center
administered for the California Department of Education and the California Department of Health Services; nutrition education materials (books, videos) for loan.
Harvest of the Month
provides the tools and resources to give students hands-on opportunities to explore, taste and learn about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables.
California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom
works to increase awareness and understanding of agriculture among California's educators and students.
Eating Well, Living Well:
the nutrition education website for adult ESL programs.
California School Nutrition Association
promotes all aspects of improving the well-being of California's children.
California Project LEAN
Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition
Los Angeles Collaborative for Healthy Active Children
Numerous resources for promoting nutrition in the classroom
Hey Kids, Let's Cook!
This production helps young people ages 8-14 develop cooking skills and teaches recipes and nutrition in a format that is both fun and informative.
Fruits & Veggies Matter
Fruit and vegetable facts, recipes, and much more; brought to you by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Fruits & Veggies: More Matters
Fruit and vegetable facts, recipes, and much more; brought to you by Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH)
Tulare County Office of Education
School Health Program
Network for a Healthy California
7000 Doe Avenue, Building 700
Visalia, CA 93291
Nani Rowland, Project Coordinator
(559) 651-0130 Ext. 3720
fax: (559) 651-1995