Missouri Team Nutrition
Missouri Team Nutrition implements programs that assist Missouri pre-school and school-age children in making healthy, nutritious choices that result in improved health status.
The goals of Team Nutrition programs in Missouri are:
Goal 1: Promote healthy nutrition and physical activity among Missouri children through opportunities for training and technical assistance.
Goal 2: Equip Missouri children with the knowledge and skills to make healthy eating and activity choices through nutrition education that reinforces Team Nutrition (TN) messages.
Goal 3: Enable schools and child care facilities to implement policies that promote healthy eating and increased physical activity.
To find out if your school is enrolled as a Team Nutrition school, check the USDA schools database. Enroll today to receive a resource kit that will help you encourage students to make food and physical activity choices for a healthy lifestyle.
The USDA Team Nutrition website provides more information on Team Nutrition including resources for foodservice professionals, educators, parents, childcare providers, and Spanish resources.