Action for Healthy Kids
Action for Healthy Kids is the only nonprofit organization formed specifically to address the epidemic of
overweight, undernourished and sedentary youth by focusing on changes at school. At this website you
will find many resources including an entire section dedicated to school wellness policies (Wellness Policy
Eat Smart Play Hard (English and Spanish)
This site is specifically designed for parents and caregivers to provide information to help you eat better,
be more physically active and be a role model for your kids.
Kidnetic (English and Spanish)
This website is kid and parent friendly, packed with activities and tips on how to eat healthier.
Meals Matter (English and Spanish)
This website has a helpful meal planning tool that allows you to create a weekly meal plan online. You can also find many helpful tips about meal preparation as well as many quick and easy recipes.
United States Department of Agriculture Nutrition Information
Provides valid, science based access to government information on food and nutrition for consumers.
University of California Cooperative Extension UC Davis
Offers a 4H Youth Development program, as well as nutrition, family and consumer science programs.
United States Department of Agriculture Recipe Finder (English and Spanish)
This website provides a database of recipes that includes nutritional information for each recipe. You can
search by type of dish (side, main course, salad) or by ingredient.
Fruit and veggies More Matters (Center for Disease Control)
This website has a searchable database of fruit and vegetable recipes.
Kids Health (English and Spanish)
This website has recipes for kids, teens and parents, as well as recipes for vegetarians and kids with cystic fibrosis, lactose intolerance, celiac disease and diabetes.