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National Nutrition Resources


The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is published by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA). It provides advice on good dietary habits that can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases.
The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and under nutrition in the United States.
Food and Health Communications offers a wide array of nutrition education materials available for free or to purchase including handouts, Power Point, games, posters and newsletters.
Action for Healthy Kids is a public-private partnership of more than 50 national organizations and government agencies representing education, health, fitness and nutrition.
Team Nutrition Healthy Meals Resource System Education and Training Materials Database is a compilation of educational materials developed by universities, private industry, and local, State and Federal government agencies for school personnel and others working in Child Nutrition Programs.  
The National WIC site answers all your questions about the WIC program including contact information. The Pennsylvania WIC site informs you about resources, programs and services right in your Pennsylvania neighborhood.
The Center of Disease Control and Prevention started the Community Health Online Resource Center (CHORC). Database resources are available about disease prevention and healthy living. Find webinars, model policies, toolkits, guides and fact sheets.
CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) utilizes a public health approach to address the role of nutrition and physical activity in improving the public's health and preventing and controlling chronic diseases.
Maximizing the Message provides you with 16 audience-tested nutrition messages that address important dietary behaviors influencing the health of low-income mothers and children.
Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) Resource Lists provide articles, pamphlets, books, audio-visuals and website links.
USDA's SNAP-Ed Connection is dynamic online resource center for State and local SNAP-Ed providers.