Reports and Studies

Health Literacy Health Literacy Resource List for Educators (PDF | 152 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Resources for developing/evaluating materials and sources of easy-to-read nutrition materials.


Quick Guide to Health Literacy

Department of Health and Human Services

This guide, geared to those working in healthcare and public health, provides an overview of key health literacy concepts, and outlines techniques for improving health literacy.


Nutrition Education in Public Elementary School Classrooms, K-5

U.S. Department of Education. Institute of Education Sciences.

This report, produced in 2000, contains information on placement of nutrition education in the curriculum, teaching strategies employed, coordination with school meals program staff and working with parents, and in-service training for teachers on nutrition education


Nutrition Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools

U.S. Department of Education. Institute of Education Sciences

The is 1996 report focuses on information about the placement of nutrition education in the school curriculum, the content of nutrition instruction, the coordination of the nutrition ducation efforts, and the various resources available for nutrition education in public schools.