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Nourish Interactive is a fun place to learn about nutrition!

Nourish Interactive is a free one stop resource for fun nutrition games for kids, interactive nutrition tools and tips for parents and health educators to use to promote healthy living for the whole family. Created by nutrition and health care professionals, Nourish Interactive's nutrition education website gives children and families the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices.
Nutrition Mission guides kids through nutrition and exercise concepts as established by the USDA through animated pages and games. The Food Groups section takes the viewer on a tour through all of the food groups, and describes what foods they include and why they are important to a balanced diet. The Exercise section explains the importance of exercise to our bodies and minds, and offers suggestions for different kinds of fun exercises. There is also a section called “For Parents,” which offers tips for educating children about the importance of a balanced diet.
Fuel Up to Play 60 is a program founded by the National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with USDA, that empowers students to take charge in making small, everyday changes at school. Students can win cool prizes, like an NFL player visit or Super Bowl tickets, for choosing good-for-you foods and getting active for at least 60 minutes every day. We want kids to make a difference not only in their lives, but also their community.
KidsHealth is the #1 most-visited website for children's health and development. NOTE:  Some advertising but has many pages of information and fun activities.
SuperKids Nutrition aims to empower children and families to reach their full potential by having the energy and good health needed to accomplish their life goals.  We help parents and the community become more knowledgeable about nutrition and enable children to make healthy choices every day.

Developed by nutrition experts, our website content, books and other educational resources, can be utilized by parents, teachers, dietitians, physicians, nurses, educators and anyone else looking for tools that help raise a healthy family.
HungerFree McLeod does not endorse, any product or service offered or promoted by the web sites whose links appear below.  The links are provided as a general information resource for the use of our visitors and presented in no particular order.  The links provided are maintained by their respective organizations and they are solely responsible for their content.  Please contact us if you find any of these links to be inactive and we will remove it.  Also, if you are aware of a web site that would be a resource to support the health and development of children contact us with the link and we will review it for addition on our page.
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Links to websites that have activities, recipes and nutritional information for parents and children.  If you are aware of sites that should be included on this page please Contact Us.
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/KIDS/
The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans. Toward this goal, the Center focuses its efforts on two primary objectives:

1.Advance and promote dietary guidance for all Americans, and
2.Conduct applied research and analyses in nutrition and consumer economics.
http://www.eatright.org/kids/
Your source for scientifically-based health and nutrition information you can trust to help your child grow healthy. As a parent or caretaker you need reliable resources and you can find them here, backed by the expertise of nutrition professionals
It’s no secret that kids are healthier and happier when they eat well and stay active. That’s why Allina Health created Health Powered Kids™ - a free online resource designed to empower children and teens to make good choices about being active, eating well and balancing their lives.
http://www.healthpoweredkids.org/
http://www.kidnetic.com/
Kidnetic.com is a great resource for raising a healthy child and offers a special section just for parents. Check out the Bright Papers and Frequently Asked Questions to get the facts about children and physical activity, healthy eating and self-esteem. The Kidnetic.com Parents’ Guide provides lots of ideas and tips to get the whole family involved in making healthier food choices, managing portion size, and getting active together. In Recipe Roundup, you can find lots of kid-pleasing recipes, including a category of "Family-Friendly" recipes that you and your kids can make together.
Recipes on our website to encourage students to learn healthy meal preparation skills. Cooking new recipes is a fun and engaging activity that can be enjoyed right at home!
http://www.hopkinsschools.org/servicesdepartments/student-nutrition-and-lifestyle-services/cooking-kids-and-parents
http://kidshealth.org/kid/
http://www.superkidsnutrition.com/fun-activities-for-kids/kidsactivities/
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/nutritionforkids/
http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/kids.php
http://www.nourishinteractive.com/kids
Let's make healthy options available to all Minnesotans.

Did you know that where we live, work and play has a big effect on our health? When healthy options are easily accessible in our communities we’re much more likely to make healthy choices. So let’s pull together to create a healthier state. Because being healthy isn’t just about willpower.
http://pullingtogethermn.com/
http://www.nourishinteractive.com/
Nourish Interactive is your free one stop resource for fun nutrition games for kids, interactive nutrition tools and tips for parents and health educators to use to promote healthy living for the whole family. Created by nutrition and health care professionals, Nourish Interactive's nutrition education website gives children and families the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices.
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