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Love Your Heart! - FN1689
The heart is a pump that provides oxygen to each and every cell of the body. Feel your pulse: Each time your heart beats, it is moving blood by expanding and contracting. It is a muscle that is essential to life, which is why treating your heart with care is so important. Keeping your heart strong starts with good choices we make when we are young. Being physically active and eating a healthful diet keeps our heart beating strong.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Now Serving: Meals with Help from Teens - FN706
More children and teenagers are eating meals and snacks away from their home and family. Encouraging teens to help prepare food and clean up can help busy families manage their time. Teens learn important cooking skills and have fun, too. Cooking promotes creativity and helps teens form good eating behaviors that will last a lifetime.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Brown Baggin' It; A Guide to Lunches on the Go - FN1416
Follow the tips here to pack a safe and nutritious lunch.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Wash Your Hands! - FN1444
No matter the language, hand washing is an important step in the fight against germs. Follow these guidelines for proper hand-washing practices.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Safe Food for Babies and Children: A Guide for Babysitters- Babysitter Edition - FN662
Babysitting is a great way to earn money, help neighbors and gain job experience. It's a big responsibility, too. When parents trust you to babysit, they are placing their children's health and safety in your hands. Infants and young children are especially vulnerable to foodborne illness and even a small error in food preparation could cause severe illness. Read this publication to learn more about what jobs to accept, how to handle emergencies and how to be safe in the kitchen when preparing and serving food.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Safe Food for Babies and Children: A Guide for Babysitters- Parents Edition - FN663
As a parent, you most likely will need a babysitter to look after your children at some time. Infants and young children are especially vulnerable to foodborne illness, and even a small error in food preparation can cause severe illness. Making sure your babysitter is prepared to provide care safely will assure a positive experience for both you and your sitter.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
MyPlate Plans for 8 -to14-year-olds - FN1498
This chart was designed to provide an estimate of daily food needs based on the recommendations at www.choosemyplate.gov.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
MyPlate Plans for 15- to 19-year-olds - FN1499
This chart was designed to provide an estimate of daily food needs based on the recommendations at www.choosemyplate.gov.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Nourish Your Skin - FN1572
A Healthy Skin Diet is Like the Heart-healthy Diet.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Sports Supplements: Play the Game Right - FN1399
An athlete usually needs to increase his/her energy intake compared with the energy used. Athletes also require more water, protein, vitamins and minerals (especially iron and calcium). Before you stock up on these expensive helpers, remember that just eating more nutritious food usually is cheaper and easier.
Located in Landing Pages / Health and Fitness
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