This site provides professionals and parents with information on specific childhood health and safety issues as well as the opportunity to order materials produced by the AAP.
A source for science-based dairy nutrition and health information which includes handouts, info-graphics, wellness materials, presentation, recipes, a WIC toolkit and more.
According to the CDC, "empty" calories account for up to 40% of a young person's diet, which could lead to real health problems. This guide goes beyond supplying students with cursory information about nutrition and takes an in-depth look at why proper nutrition and a well-balanced diet are important to overall health.
This list provides a list of local West Virginia Breastfeeding Coordinators and Peer Counselors.
A new campaign from USDA for breastfeeding mothers to
"journey" through the stages of breastfeeding - learn, start, overcome
and thrive. The theme is "Learn Together. Grow Together".
CFSAN provides information on food regulated by the FDA, including food recalls, and warnings, research and frequently asked questions about topics such as food labelling and food additives.
How many cups do you need?
A resource with advice about how to be active, what to eat and appropriate portion sizes.
This website provides information about breastfeeding issues.
Find breaking news and statistics on maternal and infant health on this website. Specific information can be found under "Health Topics" concerning pregnancy, baby, complications and loss. Tools and resources are also available within "Health Topics".
This site provides resources for current scientific research that support the health benefits of dairy foods. You can also locate basic diary nutrition facts. Not only does the site provide sound science on why dairy is good for you, but it also offers easy, practical tips to help add dairy to your diet. Recipes may be found within the Farm to Table section.
National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
Providing easy, online access to USDA sponsored website of credible information to make healthy food choices.
Students can be quick to let their health fall by the wayside when they start college. Staying aware of good and bad health habits will serve you well in the long-term. This website provides information and articles regarding student health and wellness.
A source of ideas, "how-to" resources, and great West Virginia models for healthier communities. A wonderful online way to trade ideas and help each other make it easier for people to move more and eat healthy food.
When you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you have special nutrition needs. This site is designed just for you. Review advice you may need to keep you and your baby healthy.
Use this site to plan nutrition and physical activity for your preschooler.
CNPP is responsible for the USDA's Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate. It provides recipes through the USDA mixing bowl. Nutrition research is found in the Nutrition Evidence Library.
This site is a comprehensive source of information about nutrition and dietary programs within Food and Nutrition Service.
The WVAND is a professional organization of dietitians committed to serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition.