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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
www.caloriecontrol.org/calcalcs.html

California 5 A Day Campaign
overview of California 5 A Day campaign
www.ca5aday.com

Dole 5 A Day
fun activities designed to motivate people to eat more fruits and vegetables and be physically active
www.dole5aday.com

Nutrition For Kids
all types of kid-friendly services, including books, teaching kits, and other resources
free Feeding Kids Newsletter
nutritionforkids.com

kidsgardening.com
sponsored by the National Gardening Association
teaches kids how to garden
www.kidsgardening.com

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
www.healthychoices.org

American Heart Association
children's health section
healthy lifestyle section
www.americanheart.org

American Cancer Society
dedicated to eliminating cancer; includes many health information resources
www.cancer.org

Dairy Council of California
nutrition education programs for school-aged children and adults
www.dairycouncilofca.org

American Dietetic Association
promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being
daily tip sheet "Working Together To Keep Kids Healthy"
www.eatright.org

PE Central
physical education information
for Health & Physical Educators
www.pecentral.org

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

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

KidsClick! Sports & Recreation
web search for kids by librarians: sports and recreation
sunsite.berkeley.edu/kidsclick!/topspor.html

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
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/service/learnpub.html
also available as a pdf at:
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/pubs/bibs/gen/learning.pdf

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
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/pubs_and_db.html

RopeSkipping.be
interactive website that discusses rope skipping, materials, supplies, and events relating to the sport
www.rope-skipping.be/index.asp

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.
www.californiahealthykids.org

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.
www.harvestofthemonth.com

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom
works to increase awareness and understanding of agriculture among California's educators and students.
www.cfaitc.org

Eating Well, Living Well:
the nutrition education website for adult ESL programs.
www.sdcoe.net/eatingwell/

Journal of the National Association for the Education of Young Children
provides articles on nutrition and physical activity for preschoolers.
www.journal.naeyc.org/btj/200605/

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

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).
http://www.healthiergeneration.org/docs/adult_chart_with_stickers.pdf

California Project LEAN
Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition
http://www.dhs.ca.gov/lean






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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