The National Institute on Aging has developed a variety of articles on healthy eating for older adults, covering topics such as serving and portion sizes, maintaining a healthy weight, shopping for healthy foods, tips for eating healthy on a budget, and more.
USDA’s Choose My Plate for Older Adults has information on nutrition, special nutrition concerns, and physical activity for older adults.
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“KidsHealth in the Classroom offers educators free health-related lesson plans for PreK through 12th grade. Each Teacher's Guide includes discussion questions, classroom activities and extensions, printable handouts, and quizzes and answer keys all aligned to National Health Education Standards.”
“The mission of the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program (NEP) is to provide individuals, families, and communities with the knowledge and skills to manage their food resources effectively and enjoy healthy foods, and physical activities for longer and more fulfilling lives. The materials are designed to promote healthy and active lifestyles.
These publications contribute toward this mission by helping individuals and families apply the principles of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Choose MyPlate in their daily lives. The materials were developed for families and communities who participate in the Nutrition Education Program.”
“UVM Extension has many recipes and resources to encourage and support healthy eating and healthy living.”
“Vermont Harvest of the Month is a program run by three nonprofit organizations in the Green Mountain state to promote seasonal eating, encourage healthy diets and support the local economy. They provide ready to go materials for the classroom, cafeteria, and community that promotes the use of local, seasonal Vermont foods.”
“We developed our health resources in with cooperation from government agencies, ethnic communities, and local experts to create culturally and linguistically appropriate materials. The Healthy Living Toolkit, Food and Nutrition handouts, and Mental Health resources are all included.”
Save the Food is a national public service campaign to combat food waste. The website includes a variety food storage tips, meal planning tips, including a “guest-imator” tool, an interactive calculator to help you plan how much food you need to purchase for a meal for many without producing food waste.
The Tufts University “My Plate for Older Adults” resource base includes information about “My Plate for Older Adults", videos, shopping tips and recipes, and other information tailored for Older Adults.