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  • Activity and Nutrition - National program for families and communities to help children maintain a healthy weight focusing on three important behaviors: improved food choices, increased physical activity and reduced screen time.
  • Bicycle Safety Skills Clinic Guide - Step-by- step approach to planning and initiating a bicycle safety skills event, including instructions and resources for setting up a course and conducting it to meet the needs of all the children participating.
  • Easy Elementary Exercises - Videos that show how teachers can incorporate daily physical activity in their classrooms and throughout their schools.
  • Encourage Physical Activity - Tips for teachers and staff to get students moving.
  • Exercise, Diet and Weight Management Publications - Find free and low-cost publications about exercise and diet.
  • Food, Nutrition, and Fitness - This site features links to resources for nutrition and fitness.
  • Fruits and Veggies Matter - Fruits and vegetables are critical to promoting good health. Find out how many fruits and vegetables you need.
  • Health and Nutrition - USA.gov - Find an A-Z list of health topics and resources on insurance, prescription drugs, nutrition, caregiving, and more.
  • Healthy Schools - Let's Move - With more than 31 million children participating in the National School Lunch Program, good nutrition at school is more important than ever. Let's Move to get healthier food in our nation's schools.
  • Kids Rock Nutrition in the Kitchen - Watch how to make chicken packets and a berry parfait.
  • Media-Smart Youth - A 10-lesson program where youth learn important lessons about media analysis, nutrition, and physical activity.
  • National Get Outdoors Day - National Get Outdoors Day is a new annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun.
  • Nutrition Interactive Tools - This page lists links to body mass index calculators, nutrition planners, and calorie counters.
  • Nutrition Resource Lists - Locate information and materials for specific food and nutrition topics.
  • Nutrition.gov for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers - List of websites for great resources about being healthy.
  • Physical Activity - Let's Move - Opportunities for kids to be physically active, both in and out of school and create new opportunities for families to be moving together.
  • Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (2008) - Describes the types and amounts of physical activity that offer substantial health benefits to Americans.
  • President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition - Promote healthy lifestyles through fitness, sports and nutrition programs and initiatives that engage Americans across the lifespan.
  • Recreation.Gov - If you like biking, camping and boating, then this is the website for you. Find out about fun, outdoor activities.
  • Team Nutrition - Includes training and technical assistance for nutrition education for children and their caregivers; also school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.
  • We Can! - Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition, offers free resources for families and communities to help youth eat right, get active, and reduce screen time.
  • We Can! Materials - Share these resources with your children to help them learn about eating right, being active, and reducing screen time to stay at a healthy weight.
  • Weight Management for Youth - Websites to help you keep your students at a healthy weight.

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