General Nutrition Information
Choose My Plate. Contains interactive tools to plan and assess food choices based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Information is designed for preschoolers, kids, pregnant and breastfeeding women and the general population.
Fruits & Veggies Matters. Contains information on the why’s of fruits and vegetables, planning & shopping, cooking and getting the kids involved.
Nutrition For Pregnant Women
Almost everyone knows that eating well during pregnancy is essential for having a healthy baby. But it is also important to help Mom feel good during her pregnancy. For information on eating during pregnancy, click on the topics below.
- Eating Right! Feeling Good!
- Gaining the Right Amount of Weight
- Snack Attack
- Morning Sickness
- Indigestion and Heartburn
- Gestational Diabetes
Nutrition For Your Baby
There will be many feeding changes during the first year of life; babies move from only drinking breast milk and/or formula to incorporating solid foods. For more information on how to feed your baby at different stages during the first year click on the topics below.
- Helpful Hints for Parents of Newborns
- Feeding Your Baby 6-8 Months
- Feeding Your Baby 8-10 Months
- Feeding Your Baby 10-12 Months
- Making Baby Food
- Baby Food Recipes
- When to Start Solid Food
- Starting Spoonfeeding
Nutrition For Your Children
Good nutrition and physical activity or active play can help your children grow to be strong and healthy. Below is listed some information on common questions and concerns that parents and caregivers may have.
- Feeding Your One Year Old
- Feeding Your 18 Month Old
- Feeding Your 2 Year Old
- Feeding Your 3 Year Old
- Feeding Your 4 Year Old
- Feeding Your Picky Eater
- Healthy Snacks
- When Your Child Refuses To Eat
Breastfeeding Your Baby
- Breastmilk is the perfect food for baby.
- Breastfed babies are healthier.
- Mothers who breastfeed are healthier.
- Breastfeeding saves time and money!
Click here to view more breastfeeding information.