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Action for Healthy Kids
Action for Health Kids is nonprofit organization formed specifically to address the epidemic of overweight, undernourished and sedentary youth by focusing on changes at school.

Beef Nutrition
This websites offers a comprehensive tool kit providing everything you need to get involved in school wellness policies in your local district.

Center Science in the Public Interest
This organization is a strong advocate for nutrition and health, food safety, alcohol policy, and sound science.

Child Obesity provides resources for health professionals, educators, and families.

Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools
This website is sponsored by the American Cancer Society and provides resources for communities, parents, and schools on a healthy school environment for kids.

Healthy Schools Meals Resource System
This link has information for people working in USDA children nutrition programs.

Kids Nutrition
The USDA/ARS children’s nutrition research center at Baylor College releases new research findings on nutrition.

School Nutrition Association
The School Nutrition Association is dedicated to children having healthy meals at school and provides education and training for schools.

Surgeon General on Children and Adolescent Obesity
The Surgeon General provides causes of obesity and tips on making healthier environments.

Pennsylvania Advocates for Nutrition and Activity
PANA is a Pennsylvania coalition of more than 500 public, private, academic, professional and volunteer groups and provides action and tool kits for schools in communities for healthy lunches, healthy vending, and physical education classes.

We Can
We can is a national program designed as a one-stop resource for parents and caregivers interested in practical tools to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight.