Community Resources

Community Resources

Nutrition and Recipes (cultural, seasonal, school lunch box – best packing tips, post-school snacks)

(get from partners, links to Hickman’s and others)

Arizona Nutrition Network:

Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition (We Can!):

Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Initiative:

Arizona Farm Bureau

U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s MyPlate Program

Fast Food Pocket Guide

Arizona Nutrition Network

Maricopa County Public Health Nutritionist Hotline

American Dietetic Association:

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Heart-Healthy Recipes:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Nutrition Research Center:

Importance of drinking water:

Teaching center on healthy eating in Tucson:

Fitness and Exercise – seasonal, after school, weekends

Spaces to Play throughout Maricopa County:

Arizona Department of Health Services Division of Public Health Services Nutrition and Physical Activity Program:

Let’s Move! America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids

USDA Eat Smart Play Hard

Groups  (CIR, St. Luke’s, others)

Advocacy – could include resources or information for parents to advocate for things such as PE, healthier school lunches, etc.

American Heart Association Alliance for a Healthier Generation:

National Association for Sport & Physical Education:

Other Links

We Can!

Market on the Move

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP):;

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Leadership for Obesity Prevention and Control:

National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality:

Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health:

The President’s Challenge:

Medline Plus (A service of the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health):