RESOURCES

Visit the resources below to further your knowledge on nutrition:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

This resource offers sound nutrition information and has links for accessing content appropriate for specific demographics. You can also visit the Missouri affiliate here

BAM! Body and Mind - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This website covers the topics of disease, nutrition, physical activity, your body, your mind and safety in a kid-friendly format using games, surveys and cartoons. It also includes links for educators to help incorporate health into the classroom.

ChooseMyPlate.gov - United States Department of Agriculture

Information about MyPlate, the national nutrition icon which debuted in June 2011, is highlighted on this website. It is geared primarily to the adult audience, but it also includes coloring pages of the MyPlate icon for children.

Gateway Greening

Gateway Greening provides educational resources and more to help teach St. Louis communities about healthy and sustainable urban agriculture. Their "How-To Series" materials are especially useful for local beginning and experienced gardeners alike.

Green Dining Alliance

This site includes an extensive list of local farms and farmer's markets. This organization also offers local restaurants a green dining certification and "grade" based on the sustainability of its practices. The site features a listing of restaurants which meet their certification standards.

KidsHealth

From the health experts of Nemours, this site provides links for kids, teens and parents including games, recipes, a medical term glossary and many questions and answers. Spanish content is offered.

MedlinePlus - National Library of Medicine

Trusted health information for teens and adults is provided on this website. Topics include drug information, explanation of diseases, interactive tutorials and videos of surgeries. There are also some games available for kids. Much of the information is available in multiple languages.