Nutrition Education

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Find a variety of teaching materials as well as organizations and companies that provide nutrition education materials and resources for audiences from young to old. For specific resources, see:



Models and Replicas in the National Agricultural Library Collection

Find a list of educational models of food, food composition, and anatomy that are available for borrowing from NAL.


Sources of Free and Low-Cost Food and Nutrition Materials

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Provides links to organizations that provide free and low-cost food and nutrition related materials to distribute at programs and events.


Core Nutrition Messages Tested on Moms and Kids

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Make a big impact with your nutrition education materials by using these new consumer-tested messages and communication tools from the Food and Nutrition Service. Use these resources as part of nutrition education to encourage child feeding practices that foster healthy eating habits or that help increase consumption of whole grains, fat-free and low-fat (1% fat or less) milk, and fruits and vegetables.