Nutrition

“Nutrition and what children eat are inextricably tied to their well-being.” The Picture of Children’s Health

WEBSITES:

Nutrition.gov serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers. http://www.nutrition.gov/life-stages/children

Food for the Brain is a non-profit, charitable foundation whose mission is to raise awareness of the importance of optimum nutrition in mental health. Their mission is to inform, educate and empower individuals to change their diet and lifestyle and take greater control of their own mental health.
http://www.foodforthebrain.org/smart-kids/how-to-build-a-healthy-brain.aspx

Cooking with Kids educates and empowers children and families to make healthy food choices through hands-on learning with fresh, affordable foods from diverse cultural traditions. http://cookingwithkids.org/

YOUTUBE VIDEOS:

Teach Every Child about Food                                 http://www.ted.com/talks/jamie_oliver?language=en

What is Wrong with School Lunches?
http://www.ted.com/talks/ann_cooper_talks_school_lunches?language=en

ARTICLES:

General Information

Eating Disorders in Children and Teens

 

 

 

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