The National Institute of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has created a website of nutritious and tasty meal ideas for children and adults. The site features recipes, videos, and tips for creating healthy meals for the family.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide evidence-based nutrition information and advice for people age two and older to help Americans make smart choices about food and physical activity so they can live healthier lives.
Established in 2004, the HealthierUS School Challenge recognizes those schools participating in the National School Lunch Program that have created healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity.
Let's Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of childhood obesity in a generation so that kids born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. The website offers tips for families, community leaders, schools, mayors and local leaders, chefs and healthcare providers on what they can do to end childhood obesity.
MyPlate offers tips and resources for good nutrition based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It offers explanations on how to incorporate healthy food and physical activity into your daily life.
Nutrition.gov provides easy access to 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.
The President's Challenge Physical Activity, Nutrition and Fitness Awards program is the long-standing program PCFSN administered through a co-sponsorship agreement with the Amateur Athletic Union. The President's Challenge helps people of all ages and abilities improve their fitness, physical activity, and nutrition habits through a suite of recognition programs to help Americans of all ages live healthier lives.
For youth and adults engaging in physical activity and sports, healthy eating is essential for optimizing performance. Combining good nutrition with physical activity can lead to a healthier lifestyle.
We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement, from the National Institute of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children ages 8 to 13 maintain a healthy weight.