Nutrition Resources

There are many resources online to support parents and early childhood professionals in providing a healthy start for young children.

food friends

The Food Friends® are exciting in-school and at-home programs that get even the pickiest eaters to try new foods, and make a mighty move towards getting kids up and active! The Food Friends makes eating and being physically active fun for kids ages 3 to 5 years old.




let's move

Let’s Move- Eat Healthy– America’s move to raise a healthier generation of Kids-Parents and caregivers play a key role in not only making healthy choices for children and teaching children to make healthy choices for themselves. But in today’s busy world, this isn’t always easy. So Let’s Move! offers parents and caregivers the tools, support and information they need to make healthier choices while instilling healthy eating habits in children that will last a lifetime.






MyPlate Kid’s Place-has resources that can help children make healthier choices. offers science-based advice to help kids and their parents build healthy meals and maintain or achieve a healthy weight. MyPlate Kids’ Place provides online resources and tools for children to help them make wise choices in a fun and appealing way.

Parents and teachers are invited to use the MyPlate Kids’ Place resources to deliver credible information and find “teachable moments” that will influence children’s choices at home and at school.