Eating well and being physically active are key to your child’s well-being. Eating too much and exercising too little can lead to overweight and related health problems that can follow children into their adult years. You can take an active role in helping your child—and your whole family—learn healthy eating and physical activity habits.
- It's Your Health…Take Charge!
- Fruit & Vegetable Nutrition Database
Find information about fruit and vegetable selection, storage, nutrition benefits and recipes.
- Kids in the Kitchen
Find games, activities, and recipes to get your child in the kitchen helping the family make healthy eating choices.
- What Color is Your Food?
Did you know that you and your family should eat a rainbow of fruits & vegetables every day?
- Make It Quick and Easy
Includes recipes, menus, menu planning tips, and ideas for healthy celebrations.
- Weelicious Healthy Recipes for kids and parents!
- Family Recipes for Sweet Organic Living
Dig into healthy recipes that use organic ingredients.
- KidsHealth Recipes
Find recipes for families with all kinds of nutritional needs—including home alone recipes older children can do by themselves!
- Healthy Cooking With Your Kids
Stir up some fun by bringing your child into the kitchen and letting them help you create great meals that are healthy too.
Songs and Videos
Sing and dance to these catchy songs and videos about eating healthy.
Just For Kids
- Grow Your Colors
Plan a snack with Elmo!
- Fruit & Veggie Color Champions
- Take a trip with the fruit and vegetable guides and find games, coloring sheets, recipes, and more!
- MyPlate Coloring Page
Print out the MyPlate page and draw pictures of foods you eat every day. Be sure to include lots of fruits & vegetables.
These webpage have great recommendations for books to read with your child about healthy eating, nutrition, and fruits and vegetables.