East Penn Wellness Policy
Nutrition.gov is a USDA-sponsored website that offers credible The East Penn School District is committed to providing a school environment that promotes student wellness, proper nutrition, nutrition education, and regular physical activity as part of the total learning experience.
School Nutrition Association
STEP into the Holidays. Make yours a healthy holiday season with the help of the SNA Strive to Thrive Wellness App! Join your fellow steppers in the fourth and final challenge of 2021 for a chance to have some fun, take a mental break and de-stress over the holidays.
MyPlate | U.S. Department of Agriculture
The benefits of healthy eating add up over time, bite by bite. Small changes matter. Start Simple with MyPlate.
- Make half your plate fruits and vegetables: focus on whole fruits.
- Make half your plate fruits and vegetables: vary your veggies.
- Make half your grains whole grains.
- Vary your protein routine.
- Move to low-fat or fat-free dairy milk or yogurt (or lactose-free dairy or fortified soy versions).
Eat Right | Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Nutrition.gov is a USDA-sponsored website that offers credible information to help you make healthful eating choices.
USDA School Snack Guide – Smart Snack List for Parents, Teachers and School Foodservice Directors
The face of school snacks is changing. With the new USDA regulations, healthful foods are replacing cookies and candy as the snacks available to kids. But how will this impact your school event?.
2020 – 2025 Dietary Guidelines
Food and nutrition play a crucial role in health promotion and chronic disease prevention. Every 5 years, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) publish the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the nation’s go-to source for nutrition advice.
Smart Snack options for students
Want to learn about foods that keep your child healthy? Looking for healthy snacks for kids? Check out these resources!
Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Adolescents
The 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines provides evidence-based guidance to help Americans ages 6 and older maintain or improve their health through regular physical activity.
Recommended Nutrition Standards for Foods served outside the School Meal Program: Information for Parents, Guardians, Teachers and School Staff
CDC recommends that schools implement policies and practices to create a nutrition environment that supports students in making healthy choices.