Related Web Links
- CACFP Resources
- Eat Well Play Hard in Child Care Settings (Obesity Prevention) Resources
- Food Safety and Sanitation Resources
- Nutrition and Physical Activity Resources for Children
- Nutrition and Physical Activity Resources for Adults
American Dietetic Association
Serving the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health and well-being.
Child and Adult Care Food Program: Alligning Dietary Guidance for All
A report of the National Academies' Institute of Medicine (IOM), Food and Nutrition Board, which was commissioned by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.
Early Care and Learning Council - New York's Child Care Resource Network
Formerly the New York State Child Care Coordinating Council. A statwide, not-for-profit, membership organization with a mission to promote excellence in early care and education with equal access for all families. Find your local child care resource and referral organization here.
FNS Child Nutrition Programs
Provides free and reduced price application materials in 13 languages.
Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) Core Nutrition Messages
USDA - Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), provides nutrition messages and related tips, guidance and communication tools that complement the key recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs).
FNS Team Nutrition
Provides information on Team Nutrition Training Grants and other Nutrition Resources.
FNS Team Nutrition's Resource Library for Schools and Child Care Facilities
A comprehensive listing of all the resources available through Team Nutrition to schools and child care facilities that participate in the Federal Child Nutrition Programs.
Food Research and Action Committee
A national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States.
Hunger Solutions New York - Formerly The Nutrition Consortium of NYS
The Hunger Solutions of New York is a statewide, private, nonprofit organization dedicated to alleviating hunger for residents of New York State.
National Food Service Management Institute (NFSMI)
Provides information and services that promote the continuous improvement of child nutrition programs.
National Network for Child Care (NNCC)
Linking to sites involving Nutrition Issues, Breastfeeding & Infant Nutrition, Food-related Activities, Meals and Snacks, Food Safety and News Releases.
New York State Council on Children and Families
A Head Start Collaboration Project to support professional development and improve the quality of early childhood and school-age programs.
New York State Department of Family Assistance
Formerly the Department of Social Services
New York State Education Department's Summer Food Service Program
Find a Summer Food Site Near You.
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free meals, that meet Federal nutrition guidelines, are provided to all children 18 years old and under at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children.
The CACFP Sponsors Forum
A community of member organizations dedicated to the ideals of high quality meal service and nutrition training in the family child care setting.
The Sponsors' Association
Dedicated to assisting sponsors in obtaining the most up-to-date information and resources necessary to manage USDA's CACFP.
United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)
USBC is an independent nonprofit coalition of more than 40 nationally influential professional, educational, and governmental organizations. Their mission is to improve the Nation's health by working to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.
USDA Food and Nutrition Service - Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
CACFP plays a vital role in improving the quality of day care for children and elderly adults by making care more affordable for many low-income families. Through CACFP, children and adults receive nutritious meals and snacks each day as part of their day care.
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP)
The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) works to improve the health and well-being of Americans by developing and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers. CNPP is an agency of USDA's Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services.
Eat Well Play Hard in Child Care Settings (Obesity Prevention) Resources
Center's for Disease Control and Prevention - Overweight and Obesity.
Increases in Obesity among both adults and children have prompted concern about the implications for American's health.
What's on your plate? Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl. USDA's MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet.
Eat Smart New York (ESNY)
Nutrition Education is FREE to all Food Stamp participants and those eligible to receive Food Stamps.
Eat Well Play Hard in Child Care Settings Overview
Center of Excellence for Training and Research Translation - Increasing the public health impact of programs to prevent obesity.
Eat Well Play Hard in Child Care Settings Curriculum
A ten module curriculum (intended for use by individuals with a background in nutrition education) designed for three and four years olds and their parents. Curriculum consists of ten lesson plans, activities, handouts, references and additional resources.
Eat Well Play Hard in Child Care Settings Staff Training Curriculum
A ten module curriculum (intended for use by individuals with a background in nutrition education) designed for preschool teachers, food service staff and administrative staff working in child care centers, with an overall goal of improving nutrition and physical activity practices.
Food Stamps - Are you eligible for Food Stamps?
Find out if you may be eligible for food stamp benefits and apply online for food stamps using myBenefits.
New York State Department of Health - Obesity Prevention
Obesity Prevention Information - Changing the way we eat and live.
Food Safety and Sanitation Resources
Partnership for Food Safety Education. Keeping food safe from bacteria.
Gateway to Government Food Safety Information.
National Safe Kids Campaign
Provides information to prevent the number one killer of children - unintentional injury.
New York City Department of Health's Restaurant and Vendor Inspections
Find information on the latest inspection of New York City restaurants.
New York City Department of Health's Food Protection Course
The Department's Web-based food safety course is available online free-of-charge in English, Spanish and Chinese. It consists of 15 lessons covering food safety topics such as health hazards, food-borne illness and pest control. Anyone can register for the course and complete it online free-of-charge.
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
Inspection of Meat, Poultry and Egg Products.
Nutrition and Physical Activity Resources for Children
BAM! Body and Mind
Providing kids (ages 9-13) the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices, and also serves as an aid to teachers, providing them with interactive, educational, and fun activities that are linked to the national education standards for science and health.
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations.
America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids.
Let's Move Childcare
As child care and early education providers, you are a powerful force in children's lives and can help them learn habits that prevent childhood obesity and can keep them healthy for life. Focus on five goals to get your kids off to a healthy start.
Kids Health for Kids.
The fun and easy way to teach and learn nutrition.
Physical Activity Guidelines. How much physical activity do you need?
Centers for Disease Control Guidelines on Physical Activity.
Nutrition and Physical Activity Resources for Adults
Physical Activity Guidelines. How much physical activity do you need?
Centers for Disease Control Guidelines on Physical Activity
Nebraska Cooperative Extension. Food Guide Pyramid and Information for Older Adults.
FDA - US Food and Drug Administration
Using the Nutrition Facts Label: A How-To Guide for Older Adults.