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  • Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act 

    United States. Congress. (United States. Government Printing Office., 2004-07-02)
    The stated purpose of this law is to provide assistance to the States in the establishment, maintenance,operation, and expansion of school lunch programs, and for other purposes.
  • Development and evaluation of the Healthy Eating Index-2005 

    Guenther, Patricia M.; Reedy, Jill; Krebs-Smith, Susan M.; Reeve, Bryce B.; Basiotis, P. Peter (United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 2007-11)
    The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) was developed to measure compliance with dietary guidelines, and is used by the USDA to monitor change in the Nation's diet. The HEI-2005 was specifically developed to measure compliance ...
  • Nutrient content of the U.S. food supply, 2005 

    Hiza, H.A.B.; Bente, L.; Fungwe, T. (United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion., 2008-03)
    This report estimates the availability and percentage contributions of nutrients by major food groups. There are data for monitoring the potential of the food supply to meet nutritional needs; for examining relationships ...
  • Diet quality of Americans in 1994-96 and 2001-02 as measured by the Healthy Eating Index-2005 

    Guenther, Patricia M.; Juan, WenYen; Reedy, Jill; Britten, Patricia; Lino, Mark; Carlson, Andrea; Hiza, Hazel H.; Krebs-Smith, Susan M. (United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion., 2008-08)
    This publication describes the diet quality of Americans 1994-96 and 2001-02, as measured by the Healthy Eating Index-2005.
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 

    United States. Department of Agriculture; United States. Department of Health and Human Services (United States. Department of AgricultureUnited States. Department of Health and Human Services, 2010-12)
    This publication represents the 7th edition of the Dietary Guidelines. The Dietary Guidelines are usually released every five years or so. The Guidelines provide science-based nutrition guidelines for all Americans aged ...
  • Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 

    United States. Congress. (United States Government Printing Office, 2010-12-13)
    The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 Legislation (Public Law 111-296) represents a federal statute signed into existence by President Barack Obama in December 2010. The bill funds nutrition and free lunch programs ...
  • Summary of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (by program) 

    United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service. (United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service., 2011-02-03)
    This document summarizes the major provisions of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-296). Specifically, it looks at the statute section by section in order to clarify the statute's impact on school ...
  • Getting started with MyPlate 

    United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 2011-06)
    This three-page document introduces the MyPlate concept as a replacement for Food Pyramid. The document contains an overview of the ChooseMyPlate.gov website, points readers to consumer resources, and offers other basic ...
  • Dietary Guidelines 2010: selected messages for consumers 

    United States. Department of Agriculture; United States. Department of Health and Human Services (United States. Department of AgricultureUnited States. Department of Health and Human Services, 2011-06)
    This one-page document breaks down the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans into three categories: balancing calories, foods to increase, and foods to reduce. Two simple recommendations are made in each category.
  • Let's eat: for the health of it 

    United States. Department of Health and Human Services.; United States. Department of Agriculture. (United States. Department of Health and Human ServicesUnited States. Department of Agriculture., 2011-06)
    The MyPlate brochure is a consumer resource that offers four recommendations for becoming healthier: building a healthy plate, cutting back on foods high in solid fats, added sugars, and sat, eating the right amount of ...
  • Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Section 204: Local School Wellness Policies. 5-Year Technical Assistance and Guidance Plan 

    United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service; United States. Department of Education; United States. Department of Health and Human Services; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition ServiceUnited States. Department of EducationUnited States. Department of Health and Human ServicesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), 2011-09-20)
    This document provides a 5-year technical assistance and guidance plan for schools to implement, locally, the federal requirements detailed by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) of 2010 (Public Law 111-296, Section ...
  • Healthy recipes from the White House to you: HealthierUS school challenge celebration 

    Let's Move.; United States. Department of Agriculture. (United States. Department of Agriculture.Let's Move., 2011-10-17)
    A document generated as part of the Let's Move campaign, this compilation of five recipes from the White House kitchen includes a note from First Lady Michelle Obama. The document was distributed to schools that received ...
  • Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs 

    United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service. (United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service., 2012-01-26)
    "Effective March 26, 2012, this final rule updates the meal patterns and nutrition standards for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs to align them with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This rule ...
  • CHAMPION: Commonwealth's Healthy Approach and Mobilization Plan for Inactivity, Obesity, and Nutrition 

    Virginia. Department of Health. (Virginia. Department of Health., 2012-05-03)
    The document's executive summary states that "this report describes the Division of WIC and Community Nutrition Services (DWCNS) response to the increasing obesity trend through the creation of the Commonwealth’s Healthy ...
  • [Food groups recipes] 

    United States. Department of Agriculture. (United States. Department of Agriculture., 2012-05-03)
    In 2011, My Plate replaced the Food Pyramid as a visual representation for the USDA Dietary Guidelines. This publication, a group of recipes based on this new division of food groups, reflects the effort of the USDA and ...
  • 30 ways in 30 days to stretch your fruit & vegetable budget 

    United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012-05-03)
    A publication of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this consumer-oriented document offers 30 tips for consumers to increase their intake of fruits and vegetables while maintaining a careful budget. It includes ...
  • [Healthy People 2020 Objectives] 

    United States. Department of Health and Human Services. (United States. Department of Health and Human Services., 2012-05-03)
    Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Healthy People 2020 launched on December 2, 2010, and focuses on 42 specific topic areas. Topic areas range from access ...
  • Can eating fruits and vegetables help people to manage their weight? 

    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.). Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity.; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.); United States. Department of Health and Human Services (United States. Department of Health and Human ServicesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.). Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity., 2012-05-03)
    The research covered in this brief supports the conclusion that replacing foods of high energy density (high calories per weight of food) with foods of lower energy density, such as fruits and vegetables, can be an important ...
  • Governor's nutrition and physical activity scorecard 

    Virginia. Governor's Office. (Virginia. Governor's Office., 2012-05-03)
    Research-based “best practices” that support proper nutrition and increased physical activity for K-12 students form the basis of a Web-based Governor’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Scorecard. Schools are encouraged to ...