Family Resources

HHS, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Good nutrition is important for young children to help them grow healthy and strong. Follow these tips to help your picky eater try new foods. (American Academy of Pediatrics)

Articles about nutrition for parents and families with children.


Help your kids rock nutrition in the kitchen with a video of young cooks following a chef and registered dietitian. Includes recipes and other resources for involving kids in the kitchen.

Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Provides information for caregivers on choosing books for children to promote healthy lifestyles.

Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth.

Helps parents guide the nutritional habits of vegetarian children to ensure the adequacy of their diets.