More SNAP-Ed Information and Important Sites

Program Contact: Diane Smith, SNAP-Ed Program Director
(360) 428-4270 ext. 235 • diane.smith@wsu.edu

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Want to add to your knowledge about nutrition and healthy living?

The following websites are good places to start:

 

Myplate Website – This official website for MyPlate is loaded with nutritional guidance systems for both youth and adults.
Create a Grocery Game Plan

Tips for Shopping Smart

Tips for Shopping on a Budget

Making the Best Beverage Choices

Making Smart Choices

Fruit Focus Tips

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 – The government updated the Dietary Guidelines in 2010. The new MyPlate reflects those guidelines. This is good information for all to understand.

 

Active Education: Growing Evidence on Physical Activity and Academic Performance
This research brief from Active Living Research reviews published scientific articles that examine how physical activity and fitness may help school-aged children maximize their academic performance.

 

Skagit Valley and Whatcom Farmers Markets

 

IFHL Newsletter (Coming Soon!)

 

Food $ense Facebook – upcoming events, quick news guide of what’s going on at Food $ense and in the Skagit Community.

 

Food $ense Twitter – check out upcoming events, inspirations and quick ideas for the day.

 

Grow Happy Kids – For additional education, games, and events state-wide

 

Also check out a great website that is working hard to bring food and fun together for the youth of this country. ChopChop Kids Magazine.