Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program Links
- Action for Healthy Kids (made up of a Partner Steering Committee of more than 50 national organizations and government agencies representing education, physical activity, health, and nutrition). Focuses on changing the school environment to reduce obesity, hunger, and increase physical activity among youth.
- American School Food Service Association (sponsored by The School Nutrition Association).
National, non-profit organization providing nutritious, low cost meals to children in schools. Website includes a number of resources including recipes, education, and links to current research.
- Eat Smart (sponsored by Washington State Dairy Council).
Includes numerous nutrition resource links.
- Food and Nutrition Information Center (sponsored by USDA/FNS National Agricultural Library).
Provides links to nutrition topics.
- Foodborne Illness Information Center (sponsored by USDA/FDA).
- John Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition (sponsored by Massachusetts Department of Education located at Framingham State College).
Geared towards Massachusetts schools. Provides a variety of nutrition resources for professionals.
- MyPyramid and MyPyramid Tracker (sponsored by USDA).
Information on MyPryamid and how to design your own personal pyramid eating plan. Allows individuals to calculate diet and fitness and compare to the 2005 Dietary Guidelines.
- National Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) (sponsored by USDA).
Assists limited-resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behavior necessary for nutritionally sound diets, and to contribute to their personal development and the improvement of the total family diet and nutritional well-being.
- National Food Service Management Institute (sponsored by University of Mississippi).
Resource for school nutrition professionals and anyone connected with the Child Nutrition Programs: school lunch, school breakfast, summer feeding, and Child and Adult Care.
- New England Dairy Council (sponsored by New England Dairy Council).
Includes nutrition education resources for families, schools, and professionals.
- Nutrition Explorations (sponsored by National Dairy Council website).
Provides resources for educators, parents, children and schools.
- Nutrition Information (sponsored by National Agriculutural Library, USDA).
Includes resources for nutrition education, nutrition facts, and nutrition in the life cycle.
- Portion Distortion Quiz (sponsored by National Institute for Health).
Quizes on nutrition and access to presentations for educators.
- Produce For Better Health Foundation (sponsored by 5-A-Day).
Provides information about the benefits of fruits and vegetables. Also includes tips on how to incorporate them into daily diet.
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP – formerly the Food Stamp Program) (sponsored by the Food and Nutrition Service). The focus is on nutrition and putting healthy food within reach for low income households. Through nutrition education partners, SNAP helps clients learn to make healthy eating and active lifestyle choices.
- Team Nutrition (sponsored by Food and Nutrition Service).
Offers online nutrition education for teachers and information for families.
- The Children’s Health Project Network (sponsored by Children’s Health Fund).
Provides culturally diverse nutrition education lesson plans for children of all ages and backgrounds.
- USDA Food Composition Data (sponsored by USDA Agricultural Research Service).
Allows individuals to search individual foods in the USDA nutrient database.