- PA NEN Annual Conference
- Eat Together PA
- Nutrition Education Programming in PA
- Keystone Kids Go!
- PA TRACKS
The following links are nutrition and health related website resources that may be helpful
to you. They are in order by National, Pennsylvania and then by Penn State University
USDA's SNAP-Ed Connection is a
Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC)
Division of Nutrition, Physical
CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity,
Community Health Online
The Center of Disease Control and Prevention started
USDA's Choose MyPlate Food Guidance System
The National WIC site answers all
|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.
Team Nutrition Healthy Meals Resource
The International Food Information
|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.
|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.
|Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food is
a USDA-wide effort to create new economic
opportunities by better connecting consumers
with local producers. It is also the start of a
national conversation about the importance
of understanding where your food comes from
and how it gets to your plate.
Let's Move! is Michelle Obama's initiative
|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. They address the epidemic of
overweight, sedentary and undernourished
youth by focusing on changes in schools to
improve nutrition and increase physical activity.
Includes an excellent compilation of resources.
|The American Dietetic Association is
the world's largest organization of food
and nutrition professionals. ADA is
committed to improving the nation's
health and advancing the profession of
dietetics through research, education
Pennsylvania State Links:
|PA Department of Public Welfare
provides information about services
for Pennsylvanians. Use this link to
get information on how to apply for
the Food Stamp Program.
The Pennsylvania Department of
| The Pennsylvania Department of
Education maintains the majority
of the Federal Food and Nutrition
Programs and Services for the
Commonwealth. Learn more about
their school wellness activities,
food guidelines and more to help
PA's children stay healthy.
|The Pennsylvania Dietetic Association, a
chapter of the American Dietetic Association,
is the advocate of the dietetics profession
serving the public through the promotion of
optimal nutrition, health and well being.
The Penn State Hershey PRO Wellness
|Founded in 1992, The Food Trust
works to improve the health of children
and adults, promote good nutrition,
increase access to nutritious foods,
and advocate for better public policy.
|Let's Move Pittsburgh is currently holding
a 10,000 tables campaign enticing families
to pledge that they will have at least one
weekly, screen-time free, family meal together.
Website includes resources and tips on nutritious
family meals. You can sign up for their Let's Move
Pittsburgh monthly e-newsletter on this site as well.
Penn State University Links:
Pennsylvania Nutrition Education TRACKS
|PSU Nutrition Links is part of the Cooperative
Extension providing educational
programs to the community.
|Penn State Extension is a part of
the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Learn more about the wide variety
of Extension programs.
Please Note: Some materials, listed on the sites above, are not currently approved for TRACKS use. TRACKS partners can consult the approved education materials lists posted on the TRACKS Partner Website for more information.