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Nutrition Literacy Toolkit: SNEB MyPlate e-Catalog
Nutrition Literacy Toolkit

Colorado Department of Education

Date Produced:September 2005
  • Web Site
  • Curriculum Planning Tool for incorporating 2005 DGA and MyPyramid
  • Early Childhood (2-5 yrs)
  • Elementary School (6-8 yrs)
  • Middle School (9-12 yrs)
  • High School (13-18 yrs)
  • General Consumer
  • Professionals
  • Low-Literacy
  • General Nutrition
  • Weight Management
  • Health at Every Size
  • Physical Activity
  • Meal Planning
  • Eating Patterns
  • Portion Sizes
  • Vegetarian Diets
  • Healthy Eating Tips
  • Food Safety
  • Grains/Whole Grains
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Dairy
  • Meat and Beans
  • Fats and Oils
  • Carbohydrates
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Sodium and Potassium
  • Calories
  • Vitamins and Minerals
Description:The Nutrition Literacy Toolkit is perfect for teachers who want to make their nutrition curriculum dynamic and relevant. The numerous resources and web sites provide quick and easy links to easily accessible materials. Teachers from different departments or schools can collaborate and coordinate interdisciplinary nutrition lessons. Resource selection can be customized to match individual teaching styles and maximize the limited amount of classroom time for nutrition education. The Nutrition Literacy Toolkit ensures that teachers are teaching to the latest version of the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans/MyPyramid and National School Health Education Standards. It is a perfect tool for:
Selecting scientifically sound resources that are dynamic and relevant
Teaching to the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans/MyPyramid
Aligning lessons with the National School Health Education Standards
Maximizing the limited amount of classroom time for nutrition education
Identifying curriculum enhancing tools such as displays, promotions and audio visuals
Language:The nutrition resource list notes if resources are available in Spanish
Cost:No-cost and cost resources are listed and if there is a cost it is noted in the resource list.
Ordering Info:Ordering information and web site, if available at the time of publication is listed in the educaitional resource list.
Web Site:http://www.cde.state.co.us/nltk/default.asp
Comments:This document was developed based on the needs assessment information from K-12 classroom teachers