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Chef Marshall OĂBrien

Chef Marshall OĂBrien is an experienced Minnesota chef and facilitator who inspires people to cook and eat real food. He teach kids that healthy cooking and eating can be fun and delicious. Chef Marshall is a regular on local television, magazines and newspapers. He serves as an advocate and credible voice to help parents and communities understand the role school lunch plays in studentĂs lives.
ChooseMyPlate

MyPlate is the official food guidance system for Americans. It helps translate the Dietary Guidelines for Americans into ˘WhatĂs for dinner?÷ MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image¨a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl.
ChopChop Magazine

ChopChop is a quarterly magazine published in both Spanish and English. It is filled with nutritious, great-tasting, ethnically diverse, and inexpensive recipes, as well as fun food facts, games and puzzles, and interviews with healthy heroes ranging from kid chefs to NBA superstar Grant Hill to the White House Chefs Cris Comerford and Sam Kass.
Ellyn Satter Institute

The Ellyn Satter Institute is named for Ellyn Satter, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Family Therapist and internationally recognized authority on eating and feeding. Satter is the pioneer of the Division of Responsibility in Feeding, which is the gold standard for feeding children. Satter emphasizes competency rather than deficiency, providing rather than depriving, and trust rather than control.
Kids Health

KidsHealth is the #1 most-visited website for children's health and development. It has a comprehensive nutrition and fitness section with kid-friendly recipes and lots of tips on feeding children well.
LetĂs Move

LetĂs Move is the U.S. governmentĂs website dedicated to addressing and combating the childhood obesity epidemic in this country. The website offers several resources to learn more about the topic, encourage healthy eating, promote physical activity, and take action to reverse this epidemic.
Nutrition.gov

Nutrition.gov provides easy access to vetted food and nutrition information from across the federal government. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers. Users can find practical information on healthy eating, dietary supplements, fitness and how to keep food safe.
Sesame Street Toolkit for Parents: Healthy Habits for Life

Sesame Street Healthy Habits for Life was created to help parents and caregivers encourage children to build healthy habits early. The project features Sesame Street friends who model fun ways to move and play and encourage children to explore and enjoy healthy foods.
SuperTracker

The SuperTracker is an off-shoot of ChooseMyPlate. The free site has a Food-A-Pedia feature that allows users to look up nutrition information for over 8,000 foods and compare side-by-side, a food and physical activity tracker and much more.