Nutrition – Kids
- All 4 Kids: Happy, Healthy, Active Fit Music
The All 4 Kids videos are part of a complete curriculum called All 4 Kids: Healthy, Happy, Active, Fit. The program, funded by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), is an interdisciplinary approach, addressing childhood obesity with preschool children, their families and teachers. The videos promote physical activity while demonstrating the dances taught in the classroom.
- American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
This organization is dedicated to the health of all children, visit for the latest in child health information.
Requirements of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
This site is helps pediatric caregivers with advice about the nutritional needs of calcium of infants, children, and adolescents.
- Children and Disasters – Teachers/Parents/Community Planners, Resources, Links, Topics, Features Web sites, What’s New.
- Calcium Requirements of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
- American Academy
of Nutrition and Dietetics (ANAD)
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has a searchable web site to find information on key words entered, such as “herbs.”
- An Evaluation of Nutrition Education Program for Low-Income Youth – Journal of Extension, June, 2011, Volume 29, Number 3, Research in Brief
- Balance Nutrition and Taste to Reduce Food Waste!
Children who eat nutritious foods do better in school, but coming up with healthy back-to-school lunch ideas that children will actually…
the Fats” Website from the American Heart Association
Includes the use of sister cartoon characters to explain the difference between “good fats” and “bad fats.”
- Body and Mind – BAM!
Aimed at youth ages 9–13, BAM! was created to answer kids’ questions on health issues and recommend ways to make their bodies and minds healthier, stronger, and safer. BAM! is also a great research tool for school assignments and activities; answers to your questions!
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Diabetes Public Health Resource – Diabetes Projects – Research-based findings about children and diabetes plus a references on Type 2 diabetes in children are located here.
- Best Bones Forever – Campaign Targets Girls as Bone Health Risks Rise – The National Bone Health Campaign uses a social marketing approach to promote optimal bone health among girls 9–14 years and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Resources for this campaign include a web site for girls, and print materials, radio and print advertisements for girls and parents. This campaign is a result of a partnership between two agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Office on Women’s Health), and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. and links to other sites, and resources.
Intelligence Agency – CIA’s Homepage for Kids
K–5th Grade Homepage, Who We Are & What We Do, The CIA Seal, Operation History, Intelligence Book List, CIA Canine Corps, Aerial Photography Pigeons, Games, Say No To Drugs, Spy-Fi Archives and Other Government Kids Pages.
- CNN.com, Childhood
obesity – getting kids to slim down stirs debate
This web site provides CNN interactive news. The feature story is about helping kids to slim down.
Visit the Diabetes Mall for the latest diabetes information and research, and great discounts. Information for youth with diabetes is contained here. Even information about pets with diabetes is included along with research, fun sites, control tips, diabetes information, alternative therapies, complications, skin problems in diabetes as well.
- Family, Youth and Community Sciences News: Tips for
Nutritious School Lunches
Lunch box with reusable containers and…Back to School Lunchbox Makeovers, Center for Science in the Public Interest…
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
(FBI) Kids’ Check It Out! Home Page
Learn all about: Special Agent Bobby Bureau how he analyzes and investigates cases with the help of the working dogs. View the FBI through interactive, age-appropriate games, tips for safety, and stories.
It Out! Home Page
Learn all about: medical devices from Yorick, all about animals, all about vaccinations, take the food safety quiz and the Teen Scene. This interactive web site targeting youth will help provide excellent information on food, nutrition, food safety as well as health.
- Food Surveys Research Group
Trends in Food and Nutrient Intakes by Children is one of several topics of interest at the Food Surveys Research Group – What We Eat in America web site. Links to other important governments sites, nutrition studies, surveys, summary results and speeches are also included.
- Healthy School Meals Resource System (HSMRS)
The Healthy School Meals Resource System (HSMRS) is a searchable web site, topics A–Z, recipes and menus, training center, food safety, and industry links.
KidsHealth is a web site intended for parents, kids, and teens from the medical experts of the Nemours Foundation which is a nonprofit organization. This web site is devoted to children’s health information on the Internet! KidsHealth has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents – each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone. Literally hundreds of in-depth articles and features are included, and the site continues to grow every week.
- March of Dimes
Web site of the March of Dimes which identifies the child as their mission. This site includes a health library, research, nutrition information for pregnancy and the newborn.
- National Institute
of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) – Diabetes Prevention Trial – Type 1
This is the information from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases to give detailed information about this research for youth and how to join the national study.
- Office of Juvenile Justice
and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Publications –
General resources, youth in action, troubled youth information found.
Bureau Northwest, Pears – Pear Bear Healthy Kids
This web site provides information on pears, their nutritional value, recipes, food service information, how to serve pears. Stories, activities and recipes, help kids learn about nutrition.
- Spot the Block: Cartoon Network and the FDA Encourage Kids to SPOT THE BLOCK – The award-winning outreach campaign that challenges tweens (ages 9 to 13) to use the Nutrition Facts Label to make healthy food choices. With engaging content from Cartoon Network plus hands-on parent information and grassroots outreach, kids and families across the U.S. can Spot the Block.
Last updated: 28 June, 2012
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