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Nutrition Links

Nutrition Links

The links below are offered as a quick option for finding sources of child nutrition information and are not intended as an exhaustive list. Links to these sites do not constitute an endorsement and are provided as an information service only.

Action for Healthy Kids
Action for Healthy Kids is a nonprofit organization mobilizing family-school partnerships to prepare kids to be healthy in body and mind.

CACFP Roundtable
The CACFP Roundtable's mission is to foster a community of leaders who work together to build equitable access to the Child and Adult Care Food Program and nutritious meals in care settings.

Child Nutrition Sharing Site
An online information center providing Child Nutrition Programs (CNPs) with a means for sharing effective resources related to program operation.

Commercial Item Descriptions
Commercial Item Descriptions (CIDs) are product descriptions that concisely describe the most important characteristics of a commercial product.

Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc., dba Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin has dedicated staff to work with school nutrition staff and teachers to promote the nutritional benefits of dairy products for students.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans - 2010
This document provides information and advice for choosing a healthy eating pattern—namely, one that focuses on nutrient-dense foods and beverages, and that contributes to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

Eat Right Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation
A charitable organization devoted exclusively to supporting nutrition and dietetics professionals by empowering them to help consumers live healthier lifestyles.

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)
FARE enhances the lives of individuals with food allergies empowering them to lead safe, productive lives with the respect of others through education and advocacy initiatives and improved awareness around healthcare options and treatment.

Food and Nutrition Information Center
The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) is a leader in online global nutrition information, with a website that contains over 2500 links to current and reliable nutrition information.

Food Safe Schools

Food Safety from Farm & Garden to Preschool
Food Safety from Farm and Garden to Preschool is an online training program that can be used by educators, foodservice staff, parents and school volunteers. Each Unit includes videos, interactive activities such as sharing boards and the creation of best practices planning tools. is the gateway to food safety information provided by government agencies.
Contains resources on a wide range of health topics selected from over 1,600 government and non-profit organizations to bring users the best, most reliable health information on the Internet. Includes health news, searchable tools, information about health care reform, find services near you, shopping lists, and additional resources.
Contains resources to support the benefits of healthy eating.

MyPlate Kitchen
Provides recipes and resources to support building healthy and budget-friendly meals. MyPlate Kitchen includes recipes from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) programs including the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

National CACFP Forum
The National CACFP Forum serves as the national advocacy organization that protects viability, perfects policy, and promotes leadership for the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

National CACFP Sponsors Association
A National Platform for the Child and Adult Care Food Program Community.

School Nutrition Association (SNA)
SNA is the national organization of school nutrition professionals committed to advancing the quality of school meal programs through education and advocacy.

School Nutrition Association of Wisconsin
A state organization of school nutrition professional committed to advancing the quality of school meal programs through education and advocacy.

USDA Child Nutrition Programs

USDA Grades and Standards
The USDA grade shields, official seals and labels are reputable symbols of the quality and integrity of American agricultural products.

What's Cooking Blog Series

Wisconsin Food Code
The Wisconsin Food Code provides legal information on Wisconsin's laws for all food-related administrative codes.

For questions about this information, contact CNT (608) 267-9129