Nutrition Resources

NCPAD Information and Resources on Nutrition
This page from The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability) lists links to articles on nutrition.
http://www.ncpad.org/nutrition/


The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
This is organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans. Their new website ChooseMyPlate.gov offers a wealth of resources related to nutrition and living a health life. Following are some pages from the site that we think would be useful to DC Advocacy Partners.

Let’s Eat for the Health of It
Tips on healthy eating
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/downloads/MyPlate/DG2010Brochure.pdf

Dietary Guidelines 
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/downloads/MyPlate/SelectedMessages.pdf

Build a Healthy Meal
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/downloads/TenTips/DGTipsheet7BuildAHealthyMeal.pdf


Eating Better on a Budget
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/downloads/TenTips/DGTipsheet16EatingBetterOnABudget.pdf


Smart Shopping
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/downloads/TenTips/DGTipsheet9SmartShopping.pdf


Plan Purchase Prepare

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/downloads/PlanPurchasePrepare.pdf 


Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Health Promotion
"At more than 1.2 million free health screenings in more than 100 countries, the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes program has offered health services and information to athletes in dire need. In the process, Special Olympics has become the largest global public health organization dedicated to serving people with intellectual disabilities."
http://www.specialolympics.org/healthy_athletes.aspx


Healthy Eating Tips and Chart for Tracking Your Success in Healthy Living
http://dcpartners.iel.org/sites/default/files/TRAIN%20placemat.pdf#overlay-context=healthy-life/nutrition


"I choose to change!" Choices for Healthier Living
http://dcpartners.iel.org/sites/default/files/Choose_to_Change_FV_2007.pdf#overlay-context=healthy-life/nutrition


Bone Builders - Understanding Your Bones and How to Make Them Stronger
http://dcpartners.iel.org/sites/default/files/bone_builders.pdf#overlay-context=healthy-life/nutrition


H20 to Go - About Water and the Importance of Drinking It for Your Health
http://dcpartners.iel.org/sites/default/files/H20_to_go%5B1%5D.pdf#overlay-context=healthy-life/nutrition