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  • "Got Dirt?" - A program designed to assist with the implementation of school, community, and child care gardens. 
  • Got Veggies?   Got Veggies? is a garden-based nutrition education curriculum created with the goal of getting children to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Got Veggies? features seven full lesson plans that are aligned with Wisconsin 's Model Academic Standards for Nutrition, Health, Science, and other related subjects.  A series of shorter garden-based activities are also included, as well as fun recipes and helpful tips for cooking and eating in the garden.  This curriculum provides an all around great way to nurture students’ interest in growing and eating fresh fruits and vegetables!
  • Graphs – Basic graphs on US and Wisconsin physical activity and obesity data

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  • Legislation database - The nutrition and physical activity legislative database is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) site that allows users to search for state-level bills related to nutrition and physical activity topics.

  • Lighten' Up Wisconsin  - Lighten' Up Wisconsin is a team challenge that encourages team members to make small, realistic and permanent changes in their dietary and exercise habits that will last a lifetime. 

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  • Make Your Calories Count - Make Your Calories Count is an interactive learning program that provides consumers with information to help plan a healthy diet while managing calorie intake. The exercises will help consumers use the food label to make decisions about which food choice is right for them.

  • Menu Planner - An interactive menu planner designed to guide daily food and meal choices based on your daily calorie allowance. For directions on how to use the Menu Planner, click on About the Menu Planner.

  • More Matters: Fruit and Veggies - National brand to encourage increased consumption.  The site has tips, menus, kid's activities and other tools.

  • Movin' and Munchin' Schools (PDF, 873 KB) Movin’ and Munchin’ Schools is an innovative program designed to increase the level of physical activity and improve nutrition choices among Wisconsin’s school children and their families and school staff. It also rewards participating schools with funds to improve their nutrition and physical education programs.

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  • National Eating Disorder Association - Provide information on detecting eating disorders such as anorexia, binge eating, and bulimia
  • Nutrition – CDC Nutrition Home Page

  • Nutrition facts - Smart Mouth - An interactive website full of healthy kid-friendly snack ideas, interesting nutrition facts, and ways you can get involved with promoting healthy eating.

  • Nutrition Facts Label Brochure - A color brochure with information about how to read and what to look for in food labels.

  • Nutrition.gov  - Link to federal government clearinghouse with nutrition information from multiple government agencies

  • Nutrition for Kids - Useful information for parents, teachers, and fun activities for kids.
  • Nutrition Standards for Foods in Schools (PDF, 335 KB) - A report from the Centers for Disease Control and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) that makes recommendations about appropriate nutritional stands for foods at school.

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  • Restaurants - A searchable list of restaurants in Wisconsin that have healthy menu options.

  • The Role of Schools in Obesity Prevention - A summary document discussing how U.S. schools offer many opportunities for developing obesity-prevention strategies by providing more nutritious food, offering greater opportunities for physical activity, and providing obesity-related health services.

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  • Safe Routes to Schools - Learn more about how to establish a Safe Routes to School program for your school or district.  Look at these sites for more information: Federal Safe Routes for background information, California Safe Routes for materials, Wisconsin Safe Routes for state information and contacts.
  • School: What Works in Schools (PDF, 503 KB) - A summary of evidence-based or promising strategies to get students and staff to eat well and be active.
  • School Nutrition Association (Formerly the American School Food Service Association) - Information on school lunches and improving nutrition in the school environment, as well as continuing education opportunities for child nutrition professionals
  • School Nutrition Information - Link to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Team Nutrition website
  • School Nutrition Success Stories - Making It Happen! School Nutrition Success Stories tells the stories of schools and school districts that have implemented innovative strategies to improve the nutritional quality of foods and beverages sold outside of Federal meal programs.
  • School Wellness Policies - A set of model school wellness policies developed by the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity.
  • Schools - What Works in Schools: A summary of evidence-based or promising strategies to get students and staff to eat well and be active.
  • Snacks for Kids Smart Mouth - An interactive website full of healthy kid-friendly snack ideas, interesting nutrition facts, and ways you can get involved with promoting healthy eating.
  • School Snacks - Healthy school snack ideas for parents, teachers, after school programs, and other caregivers. (PDF, 370 KB)
  • Stationary Bicycle - How to select and use a (PDF, 82 KB)

  • Stair Stepper/Stair Climber - How to select and use (PDF, 72 KB)

  • SuperTracker - The online dietary assessment provides information on your diet quality, related nutrition messages, and links to nutrient information.

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