Resources

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  • California After School Resource Center (CASRC)
    Supports quality after school programming and offers access to their circulating library of research-based instructional materials, reviewed trainings, and other services and resources.
  • California Healthy Kids Resource Center (CHKRC)
    Provides peer-reviewed resources and technical assistance to school and after school teachers, administrators, other professionals, parents, and community personnel who work with pre-K through 12th grade students.
  • CDC Fruits & Veggies Matter
    Supports the Fruits and Veggies–More Matters ® initiative, which encourages the consumption of fruits and vegetables for improved health.
  • CDC Nutrition Basics
    Provides basic nutrition information about food groups, water, macro and micronutrients, and fruits and vegetables.
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010
    Provides authoritative advice for Americans ages 2 and older about consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices, and being physically active to attain and maintain a healthy weight, reduce risk of chronic disease, and promote overall health.
  • Fruits & Veggies – More Matters®
    Offers cooking advice, nutrition information and shopping tips to help increase fruit and vegetable intake.
  • Harvest of the Month
    Promotes materials designed to motivate and empower students to increase consumption and enjoyment of a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables and to engage in physical activity every day.
  • MyPlate 3 children eating a healthy lunch
    Offers resources, print materials and interactive tools that are based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
  • Network for a Healthy California - Champions for Change
    Motivates consumers to be Champions for Change in the home, community, and workplace. Shares tips, recipes and other educational resources on how to keep family members healthy and create healthy communities, and much more.
  • Network for a Healthy California - Fruit and Vegetable and Physical Activity Campaigns
    Features resources from the Children's Power Play! Campaign, Latino Campaign, Retail Program, and Worksite Program to increase fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity levels among low-income families.
  • Network for a Healthy California - Online ordering system
    Offers many types of nutrition education and support materials available to order at the cost of production plus shipping/handling and tax. Available items include brochures, cookbooks, recipe cards, and much more! Great resources to support eating fruits and vegetables and physical activity.
  • Nutrition.gov
    Provides easy access to the food and nutrition information from across the federal government. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers.
  • USDA SNAP-ED Connection
    Features materials for children to adults including Nutrition through the Seasons, and Eat Right When Money’s Tight resources and more.

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