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Additional Resources

Resources for Teachers

USDA's new approach to the Food Guide Pyramid

The Food Guide Pyramid is a guide for healthy eating. It was developed by the United States Department of Agriculture to help Americans choose the right foods and the right proportion of foods to be healthy and to achieve a healthy weight. For more information, visit the USDA website at:

The Five A Day Educators Site contains educational tools, activities, and lessons for the 5 A Day Fruits and Vegetables campaign:

La Cocina Saludable (The Healthy Kitchen) is a bilingual nutrition education program targeting parents of pre-school children. The program was developed based on extensive research. The materials were tested and evaluated throughout Colorado using Hispanic grandmothers (abuelas) as nutrition educators. For more information about this program, along with available materials and resources, visit the Colorado State University website at:

Resources for Kids

The 5 A Day website for kids has activity sheets, coloring books, and other fun materials to promote the consumption of fruits and vegetables at:

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