Outside Resources

Outside Resources Available in Spanish

  • The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media created KidsHealth to provide families with doctor-approved information that they can understand and use. Includes sites for parents, children, and teenagers and provides a variety of health information, including nutrition and fitness topics. Also available in Spanish.
  • The Whole Grain Council is an educational program helping consumers achieve better health by increasing their consumption of quick, easy, and delicious whole grains. Their website includes information on the health benefits of whole grains. Although their Whole Grain Stamp helps consumers spot foods containing at least 8g of whole grains, these products may still contain a lot of sugar! Some of their materials are also available in Spanish.
  • The Center for Weight & Health at U.C. Berkeley provides answers to frequently asked questions about sports drinks.
  • BANPAC offers curriculum materials and campaign tools in English and Spanish for a Soda-Free Summer.
  • CommonSense Media provides parent education and advice about children's media consumption. Their junk food advertising page has great tips for limiting exposure to harmful marketing for kids of all ages. Spanish translations of materials are available.
  • KidsHealth also has a website especially for kids in English and Spanish.
  • The parent's pages on KidsHealth provide families with doctor-approved information on nutrition and fitness that they can understand and use. Also available in Spanish.
  • Meals Matter is a website that promotes healthy food choices and strives to assist the family meal preparer in making healthy meal planning decisions. Parent tip sheets for healthy eating are also available in Spanish.
  • ChooseMyPlate.gov provides parent handouts with tips for families available in English and Spanish.
  • The National Alliance for Hispanic Health has developed a website containing fact sheets, in English and Spanish, covering health topics of special concern to Hispanic Americans.
  • The Latino Nutrition Coalition (LNC) is an Oldways educational program inspiring Latinos to improve and maintain their health through traditional foods and active lifestyles. The LNC creates practical, culturally-aware materials in English and Spanish that help Latinos combine the best of their healthy food traditions with the realities of modern American life. (Site is available in English and Spanish)
  • United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. Eat Smart Play Hard Materials include bookmarks, activity sheets, and posters in English and Spanish.