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Nutrition and Physical Activity
Web Links

You may find these web sites useful in your lessons and activities for the Nutrition Network.

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

California 5 A Day Campaign
overview of California 5 A Day campaign

Dole 5 A Day
fun activities designed to motivate people to eat more fruits and vegetables and be physically active

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"

PE Central
physical education information
for Health & Physical Educators

Games Kids Play
rules for playground games, verses for jump-rope rhymes, and much more

Kids Health
doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence
accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information

KidsClick! Sports & Recreation
web search for kids by librarians: sports and recreation

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
also available as a pdf at:

Food and Nutrition Information Center Resource Lists
a complete list of resources from the Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) of the National Agricultural Library/USDA

interactive website that discusses rope skipping, materials, supplies, and events relating to the sport

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.

National 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.

Journal of the National Association for the Education of Young Children
provides articles on nutrition and physical activity for preschoolers.

California School Nutrition Association
promotes all aspects of improving the well-being of California's children.

Stick With It!
Alliance for a Healthier Generation provides fun stickers and a sticker chart to help encourage kids' healthy behaviors. (Stickers can be printed on Avery #8160 labels).

California Project LEAN
Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition

Tulare County Office of Education
School Health Program
Nutrition Education Obesity Prevention (NEOP) Program
7000 Doe Avenue, Building 700, Visalia, CA 93291

Robyn Cooper , Program Lead
(559) 651-0130 • fax: (559) 651-1995

Jim Vidak, County Superintendent of Schools
Tulare County Office of Education
All mail to: P.O. Box 5091, Visalia, CA 93278-5091
Physical address: 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA 93277
phone: (559) 733-6300 • fax: (559) 627-5219

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