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Nutrition & Your Child

Defining Normal: Assessment of Body Composition; Portion Sizes Impact Eating; Volunteer Opportunities; and Guidelines for Healthy Children are just a small sample of the health matters discussed in this latest newsletter.

Dietary Guidelines

ChooseMyPlate.gov 
http://www.choosemyplate.gov



Girls' Health

Hey, girls, this link is for you! Check out www.girlshealth.gov for information on health issues facing teen girls, including nutrition, fitness, smoking prevention, safety, and body image.

Body and Mind

Looking for other resources for healthy children and teens? Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Body and Mind Web site at www.bam.gov. This kid-friendly site includes information, games, and activities on many health topics including nutrition, physical activity, and disease prevention. Now Take 15 and enjoy!


Get Active, For the Health of It!
Obesity Facts


Children eating fruit


Contact Information
Gail V. Tucker, Community Outreach Specialist
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0482
Fax:  410-333-2275
Email:  gtucker@msde.state.md.us
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