Nutrition

Tools and Resources for Campaigns & Promotions

Select a section:

  1. Populations

Racial/Ethnic Minorities

African Americans

African Americans 3 A Day
http://www.nationaldairycouncil.org/EducationMaterials/HealthProfessionalsEducationKits/Pages/African-AmericanHealth.aspx
This flier emphasizes the importance of consuming dairy three times a day for African-Americans.

Healthy Body, Healthy Spirit
http://rtips.cancer.gov/rtips/rtips_details.do?programid=46&topicid=9&co=Y&cg
This is a faith-based intervention to improve nutrition and increase physical activity among African-Americans.

Age

Children and Adolescents

Nutrition Explorations
http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/index.php
Nutrition Explorations has a set of creative ideas to make nutrition learning fun, hands-on, and interactive. Recipes, print outs, and other information are available.
           
Eat Smart, Play Hard
http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/Resources/powerpanther.html
Eat Smart. Play Hard is a national nutrition campaign designed to convey motivational messages about healthy eating and physical activity.

Healthy Weight Awareness Campaign
http://www.healthymainepartnerships.org/panp/healthy_weight.aspx
This website includes TV, radio, and newspaper ads to help promote healthy eating and physical activity.

We Can! Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/
WeCan! is a national education program designed for parents and caregivers to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight.

Shaping America’s Youth (SAY)
http://www.shapingamericasyouth.com/Default.aspx
This website provides information on programs across the United States directed at increasing physical activity and improving nutrition in children. 

  1. Settings

    Home-based

    We Can! Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition
    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/
    WeCan! is a national education program designed for parents and caregivers to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight.

    Team Nutrition
    http://www.fns.usda.gov/team-nutrition
    Team Nutrition is a national initiative designed to empower schools, families and the community to work together to continually improve school meals and to make choices for a healthy lifestyle.

    School-based

    Nutrition Explorations
    http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/index.php
    Nutrition Explorations has a set of creative ideas to make nutrition learning fun, hands-on, and interactive. Recipes, print outs, and other information are available to those who want to use the activities to provide nutrition education to children.
     
    Team Nutrition
    http://www.fns.usda.gov/team-nutrition
    Team Nutrition is a national initiative designed to empower schools, families and the community to work together to continually improve school meals and to make choices for a healthy lifestyle.
               
    Community-based

    Healthy Stores
    http://healthystores.org/
    Healthy Stores projects aim to improve health and prevent obesity and disease in low-income communities through store-based interventions that increase the supply of healthy foods and promote their purchase.

    Faith-Based

    Healthy Body, Healthy Spirit
    http://rtips.cancer.gov/rtips/rtips_details.do?programid=46&topicid=9&co=Y&cg
    This is a faith-based intervention to improve nutrition and increase physical activity among African-Americans.

  2. Implementation

    Shaping America’s Youth (SAY)
    http://www.shapingamericasyouth.com/Default.aspx
    This website provides current and comprehensive information on programs and across the country directed at improving nutrition in children. 

    Healthy Stores
    http://www.healthystores.org/download.html
    The Healthy Stores projects rely heavily on audio and visual communication materials displayed in stores and through the mass media to promote the purchasing and consumption of healthier food. They include shelf labels, posters, newspaper cartoons, flyers, recipe cards, educational displays, radio announcements and cooking demonstrations and taste tests.

  3. Other Tools/Resources

    Eat Smart Move More
    http://www.myeatsmartmovemore.com/
    Resources included here are billboards, sample policies, and links to other programs.

    Nutrition Labeling Toolkit for Educators
    http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/label-etiquet/nutrition/fni-pni/nutri-kit-trousse/fn_int-pn_int_e.html
    This site has toolkits, fact sheets, and slide show presentations to help educate people about nutrition labeling.

    Nutrition Labeling Education Resources
    http://www.dietitians.ca/Your-Health/Nutrition-A-Z/Food-Labels.aspx?categoryID=23
    This site has brochures, fact sheets, and Frequently Asked Questions about nutrition labeling that can be downloaded from the website.

    PBH Catalog
    http://www.pbhcatalog.com/
    This site has a wide variety of promotional items targeted towards many audiences that can be used in campaigns to increase healthy nutrition.

    Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
    http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org
    An educational program about eating more fruits and vegetables.


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