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School Nutrition

Action for Healthy Kids

Action for Healthy Kids is the nationís leading nonprofit and largest volunteer network fighting childhood obesity and undernourishment. The group partners with schools to improve nutrition and physical activity to help our kids learn to eat right, be active every day, and be ready to learn. To learn more, visit Alabama Action for Healthy Kids.

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Diabetes in School

School-age children across Alabama are being impacted by diabetes. This epidemic will require an on-going, comprehensive effort throughout the state to educate school-age children, faculty, staff, and parents about this chronic disease, as well as preventive measures, including adequate physical activity and healthy eating. Get resources, lesson plans and videos, for educating adolescents on preventing this chronic disease at Diabetes in School.

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Implementing Nutrition Standards for Schools

Implementing Strong Nutrition Standards for Schools: Financial Implications summarizes the existing evidence of the financial impact on schools that have implemented strong nutrition standards. Implementing nutrition standards can be an effective strategy to improve the nutritional quality of foods offered and purchased in the school setting.

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Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools

The goal of this initiative is to significantly increase salad bars in schools across the country until every child has the choice of healthy fruits and vegetables every day at school. Visit Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools to learn more about how to support the program and/or bring a salad bar to a school in your community.

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