Lifecycle Nutrition

Preconception Nutrition

Help women prepare for healthy pregnancy and desirable birth outcome with resources that discuss preconception considerations such as weight status, optimal nutrition, supplementation, and more.

Pregnant Woman Eating Nutrition During Pregnancy

Find guidelines and dietary recommendations for working with pregnant women to achieve optimal pregnancy outcomes. Visit Resources for Educating Pregnant Women for tips, fact sheets, and other tools for use with patients.

Nutrition During Lactation

Support lactating mothers with resources that explain altered energy and fluid requirements, the benefits of breastfeeding for mother and infant, and a healthy diet for ideal breast milk composition.

Infant Eating in a High Chair Infant Nutrition

Teach parents how to feed infants ages 0 months to 1 year old with information about exclusive breastfeeding, developmental readiness as a determinant of what and how to feed infants, safe complementary foods, and alternatives for mothers who are unable to breastfeed.

Toddler Nutrition

Understand the unique considerations for children ages 1 to 3 years old as they transition from breast milk and formula to a variety of foods with unfamiliar tastes and textures.

boys eating lunch Child Nutrition

Expand the nutrition knowledge and skills of children ages 4 to 8 years old with interactive activities, lesson plans and resources that explain nutrition recommendations for healthy weight and development.

Adolescent Nutrition

Help adolescents ages 9 to 18 years old understand the increased need for energy and nutrients that results as their bodies grow, develop, and make the transition from childhood to adulthood.

Older woman with groceries Aging

For and about seniors, find resources on healthy eating, nutritional challenges related to aging, food safety issues, Meals on Wheels and other assistance programs. Links to organizations focused on aging issues.

Sports figures Fitness and Sports Nutrition

Find a variety of fitness, physical activity and sports nutrition topics from organizations and institutes that specialize in sports medicine and exercise science research.

Vegetarian Nutrition

Learn about different types of vegetarianism, how to plan a healthy diet, and find recipes.