Resources for Families
General Health/Nutrition Tips
Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov to understand our nutrition guidelines
Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition: We Can! has plenty of information, click on “Nutrition and Healthy Eating” - Look for Spanish versions of each pdf
Want to check out ways to introduce MyPlate to kindergartners? Discover MyPlate offers interactive lessons to make children food-smart
MyPlate at Home
This four page guide makes MyPlate easy to understand
This is a handy tool from MyPlate to show you how to easily shop for MyPlate foods on a budget
How to be a Healthy Role Model for your kids - 10 tips from MyPlate
Another part of a healthy diet is to drink enough fluid throughout the day. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers this advice about how to hydrate properly.
Sugary Beverages: There’s a lot of buzz about how there’s too much sugar in beverages and this easy to understand fact sheet helps explain the scope of the problem. This graphic shows just how many sugar cubes are in popular sugar sweetened beverages.