These activities and lesson plans will help nutrition educators, dietitians, nutritionists, nurses, diabetes educators, school teachers, and others interested in promoting health education and increasing physical activity.
Comprehensive program encourages students in grades 3-5 to eat more fruits and vegetables and become more physically active. See the research, view samples, and more.
School-based curriculum designed to increase intake of whole grain foods by 3rd-6th grade students.
Free downloadable curriculum for nutrition educators to teach basic nutrition to those who are learning the English language or have low literacy.
Evidence-based curriculum for registered dietitians and nutritionists to tailor their counseling to prevent age-related weight gain in midlife women.
Short group activity ideas for educators to get participants of all ages moving in a class, conference, or business meeting environment. Training is available on Classroom Energizers.
Great ideas to stay healthy and fit when away from home.
Sample lesson plans and worksheets for teaching about purchasing food on a budget. (1.2 MB PDF) Uses components of the Dollar Works 2 education program.
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This curriculum has been discontinued. For more information, please contact Houa Vue Her (firstname.lastname@example.org; 612-626-4396).
Healthy Food Bank Hub — Feeding America, Kids Eat Right, and National Dairy Council — Evaluated recipes, strategies, assessments and evaluations for nutrition education professionals.
Eat Smart, Live Strong: Nutrition Education for Older Adults — SNAP-Ed Connection; United States Department of Agriculture — Nutrition education for older adults designed to improve fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity among 60-74 year olds.
Recruiting Older Adults Into Your Physical Activity Program (214 K PDF) — National Council on Aging — This issue brief covers how to design a recruitment plan, tips from aging services providers, and approaches to one-on-one recruitment communication.
Cooking Up Community: Nutrition Education in Emergency Food Programs — WhyHunger — Resources and information about innovative nutrition education programming by organizations around the country. These models can serve as examples and inspiration to create new programming or as sources for collaboration and ideas.
Go Wild — Comprehensive programs for 3rd-5th graders designed to promote healthy food consumption and physical activity.