Nutrition Links

Welcome to the School Nutrition Services Links page, which features nutrition articles and interactive web sites on nutrition education for the whole family. We hope you find the web links fun as well as a great educational tool for the whole family.


Choose My Plate

The new Choose My Plate illustrates the following:

  • Enjoy your food, but eat less and avoid oversized portions
  • Make at least half your plate fruits and vegetables
  • Make at least half your grains whole grains
  • Switch to fat free or low fat milk
  • Compare sodium in food like soup, bread and frozen meals.  Choose foods with lower numbers.
  • Drink water instead of sugar drinks

Nutrition Data

This web site features:

  • Diet and Weight loss
  • Diabetes
  • Hearth Health
  • Daily Needs Calculator
  • Various nutrition topics

Food Calculator

This web site features:

      • Calculator that determines calories burned per hour
      • Food calories and nutrition calculator
      • Weight Loss Calculator
      • Diet & Weight Loss Tips

Nutrition Exploration: Kids
Explore the world of nutrition!

How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label
Offers easy-to-understand information on Nutrition Facts labels, a sample label with notes and what to watch out for.

Milk Matters
Provides essential information on the many benefits of milk and calcium.

A source of credible, accurate information to help Americans choose to live healthier lives through fitness, prevention, nutrition, and make healthy choices.

Small Steps

Aims at preventing obesity by encouraging small dietary and physical activity changes by providing a list of steps as well as success stories and tips.

A great resource for up-to date food and nutrition information.

This is a great web site for those interested in setting personal fitness goals, and lets you make a plan and then work the plan. You can track what you eat, record minutes of exercise, watch your weight, then best of all, track your progress through a series of easy to use graphical calculators and reports.