Family Resources

DHHS. CDC. Produce for Better Health Foundation.

Comprehensive Web site of the Fruits & Veggies-More Matters? health initiative, the 2007 national fruit and vegetable campaign. Includes a variety of online tools and resources such as the Mom2Mom message board, educational resources and cooking tips.


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.

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Provides answers to commonly asked questions about children's bone growth and development. Also includes information on helping children eat more calcium rich foods.