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Nutrition Education Links

Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP)
WNEP is the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program and is operated through the University of Wisconsin Extension. We are very excited to bring this project to the area and have a goal to reach and educate the food stamp eligible population about nutrition, food safety, physical activity and available state services for low-income individuals and families. Tthe Wood County WNEP Nutrition Educator will be sharing activities with various groups, primarily elementary school children and senior citizens. WNEP focuses on reaching the low-income population however, our assistance is not limited to those specific individuals.

UW Extension Food and Nutrition Publications

Encouraging children and adults alike to eat more fruits and vegetables
Fruits & Veggies Matter: Home: Eat a Colorful Variety of Fruits and Vegetables Every Day for Better Health | CDC

Information on Foodborne Illnesses and Disease Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/index.htm

Partnership for Food Safety Education – FightBac
http://www.fightbac.org/

U.S. Government Nutrition website
http://www.nutrition.gov

Power Panther: resources for parents and children
http://www.powerpanther.org

Food and Drug Administration homepage
http://www.fda.gov

United State Department of Agriculture homepage
http://www.usda.gov

Food Safety and Health
www.foodsafety.wisc.edu

Dietary Guidelines for Americans
http://www.healthierus.gov/dietaryguidelines/

MyPyramid.gov
http://www.mypyramid.gov/

Nutrition Facts Label
http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/foodlab.html

USDA – Recipe Finder
http://recipefinder.nal.usda.gov/

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