National Resources

Nutrition

  • Palm Beach WIC: WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. The WIC Program serves pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age 5.
  • My Plate: The My Plate website is a United States Department of Agriculture website that offers ideas and tips to help you create a healthier eating style that meets your individual needs and improves your health.
  • Eat Right: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website with resources on food, health and fitness for adults and children.
  • SNAP: United States Department of Agriculture’s supplemental nutrition assistance program offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities.

Health & Safety

  • American Diabetes Association: The American Diabetes Association fights against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes.
  • American Heart Association: The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: (CDC): The CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) protects the health of Americans at every stage of life by encouraging regular physical activity, good nutrition, and preventing adult and childhood obesity.
  • Food Safety: FoodSafety.gov is the gateway to food safety information provided by government agencies.
  • Safe Kids Worldwide: Safe Kids Worldwide is a nonprofit organization working to help families and communities keep kids safe from injuries.

Physical Activity

Toolkits & Resources

  • Let’s Go! Toolkits & Resources: The National Let’s Go! Initiative has toolkits and handouts to help integrate Let’s Go!‘s evidence-based strategies and the 5-2-1-0 message into specific environments (schools, out-of-school, child care, health care and workplaces).
  • We Can!: We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight.
  • USDA Supertracker: Track your food and physical activity, get tips, and get personalizer nutrition and physical activity plans.

Five Main Strategies

  1. Integrate physical activity every day in every way
  2. Make healthy food available everywhere
  3. Strengthen schools as the heart of health
  4. Empower employers to provide healthy worksites
  5. Market what matters for a healthy life

Four Healthy Places

  1. Early Care and Education
  2. Schools
  3. Communities
  4. Worksites

One Healthy Message

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