- Action for Healthy Kids
- Diabetes in School
- Implementing Nutrition Standards for Schools
- Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools
- Related Resources
Action for Healthy Kids is the nation's leading nonprofit and largest volunteer network fighting childhood obesity and undernourishment. The group partners with schools to improve nutrition and physical activity to help our kids learn to eat right, be active every day, and be ready to learn. To learn more, visit Alabama Action for Healthy Kids.
School-age children across Alabama are being impacted by diabetes. This epidemic will require an on-going, comprehensive effort throughout the state to educate school-age children, faculty, staff, and parents about this chronic disease, as well as preventive measures, including adequate physical activity and healthy eating. Get resources, lesson plans and videos, for educating adolescents on preventing this chronic disease at Diabetes in School.
Implementing Strong Nutrition Standards for Schools: Financial Implications summarizes the existing evidence of the financial impact on schools that have implemented strong nutrition standards. Implementing nutrition standards can be an effective strategy to improve the nutritional quality of foods offered and purchased in the school setting.
The goal of this initiative is to significantly increase salad bars in schools across the country until every child has the choice of healthy fruits and vegetables every day at school. Visit Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools to learn more about how to support the program and/or bring a salad bar to a school in your community.
- 2011 Alabama Guide to Nutrition and Physical Activity Resources for Children and Youth
- Check Your Choice - Is It a Healthy Snack? (1 MB)
- Fantastic Field Days on a Shoestring Budget (1.5 MB)
- Guide to Healthy School Fundraising
- Guide to Healthy School Parties
- Guide to Physical Activity in Schools
- Low Fat Milk Is a Healthy Choice for You and Your Family (1 MB)
- National After School Association Standards for Healthy Eating
- ReThink Your Drink
Page last updated: April 17, 2017