Organizations and Associations
- Action for Healthy Kids
Action for Healthy Kids, a national organization focused on improving nutrition and physical activity in schools.
- America on the Move
A national movement that encourages everyone to take steps towards a healthier way of life
- American Academy of Pediatrics
Official website of the American Academy of Pediatrics, an organization dedicated to the health of all children.
- American Diabetes Association
A website for diabetes information
- American Dietetic Association
The nation's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals
- American Medical Association
Physicians dedicated to the health of America
- Governor's Commission for Women
The Governor's Commission for Women is a division of the Texas Governor's Office, designed to promote opportunities for Texas women through outreach, education, research and referral services. Visit their website for practical tips to prevent childhood obesity.
- Healthy Kids Challenge
A nonprofit with the mission to use every day ways to guide schools, communities, and programs in creating solutions to help kids and families Connect Health And Needs, Get Excited (C.H.A.N.G.E).
- National Association for Sport and Physical Education
Seeks to enhance knowledge and professional practice in sport and physical activity through scientific study and dissemination of research-based and experiential knowledge to members and the public.
- Neighborhood Centers Inc.
A Houston based organization that brings resources, education and connection to underserved neighborhoods.
Aspires for quality healthy living by supporting daily physical education and activity
- School Nutrition Association
Professional organization for school nutrition programs
- Texas Round-Up
The Texas Round-Up is a statewide initiative that strives to improve the health of Texas through education and promotion of physical activity and healthy living.
- United States Department of Health and Human Services
Leading America to Better Health Safety and Well Being
- W.K. Kellogg Foundation
A foundation that strives to "help people help themselves" through grants and donations.
- Action for Healthy Kids - ReCharge
ReCharge: This is a fun-for-kids after-school program developed with the NFL and designed for students in grades 3 to 6 to learn about and practice good nutrition and physical activity habits.
- BAM Body and Mind
A CDC site with health information for kids and a teacher's corner too
- Eat Smart Play Hard
Games, activities and information about physical activity and nutrition.
- Healthy Kids Challenge
Use every day ways to guide schools, communities, and programs in creating solutions to help kids and families Connect Health And Needs, Get Excited (C.H.A.N.G.E).
Healthy eating and active living information for “tweens”
- Kids Health
A Nemours Foundation Website that provides award-winning family-friendly health information
- NICK Jr.
Resources and ideas for teachers
- PE Central
Website for health and physical education teachers, parents and kids
- President's Challenge
Tips and ideas for kids, teens, adults, seniors, and educators to increase physical activity with an activity log that lets you track progress
- Smart Mouth
Factoids, information and activities to build a healthy meal, learn about marketing and advertising, and much more...great for older kids!
- Take 10 Classroom-based Physical Activity Program
Movement in the classroom program
- The OrganWise Guys
Wellness Education Materials that are ideal vehicles for communicating health issues, inciting behavior change, and enlivening the education process for any age group.
- We Can! "Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition"
We Can! provides families and communities with tips and resources to help them make healthier choices.
- 5 A Day
Recipes, information, fun teaching lessons and tips for families, kids, teachers, and school foodservice professionals
- Dole 5 A Day
Fun activities and recipes for families, teachers, and school foodservice professionals; interactive fruit and vegetable games for kids
- FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food safety information for kids, teens and educators.
UDSA's MyPlate food guidance system features personalized eating plans and interactive tools.
- National Dairy Council
Tools for schools, and nutrition education materials
- National Dairy Council Nutrition Explorations
Education information and resources for families, kids, teachers, and school foodservice professionals
- Neat Solutions
Nutrition and Health Education Resources for Kids
- Nutrition Basics
From the Centers for Disease Control, this site breaks down the food groups and gives you the basic information on each group.
- Nutrition for Kids by 24 Carrot Press
Newsletter for families and educators with articles, tips, recipes and more
- American Egg Board
- Canned Food Alliance
- National Cattlemen's Beef Association
- National Honey Board
- National Onion Association
- National Turkey Federation
- North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission
- Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service
- Pear Bureau Northwest
- The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
- The Cherry Marketing Institute
- The Leafy Greens Council
- U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council
- United States Potato Board
- USA Rice Federation
- Walnut Marketing Board