Promoting healthy lifestyles for children & families

Resources

Brochures: Asian Language Nutrition and Physical Activity - Cambodian, Chinese, Hmong, Korean, Laotian, Vietnamese, English

The Asian Language Nutrition and Physical Activity Brochures project published a series of culturally sensitive and relevant educational materials that can help immigrant parents understand how they can adapt to a new environment and food supply in a way that will foster the health and welfare of their children.

Happy, Healthy & Well: Worksite Wellness in Child Care Centers - English, Spanish Toolkit

The Happy, Healthy & Well (HHW) toolkit was developed for use with child care and early childhood education staff to support adopting healthy nutrition and physical activity behaviors in the child care work environment. Research has shown that staff is more likely promote healthy habits if they have adopted these behaviors themselves. HHW program materials include:

Nutrition Education in School Food Service Took Kit - English, Spanish

For most children, school is the largest source of meals eaten outside of the home. School food service offers an ideal setting for experiential learning around food for children and for engaging parents in modeling healthy eating habits at home.

The Recipe Finder Database: Food Stamp Nutrition Connections Website

The Recipe Finder is an online database of healthy recipes designed for food stamp educators, but can be used by any nutrition educator working with low-income audiences. The database can be searched by cost, nutrition education topic, theme, menu items, audience, and cooking equipment.