Nutrition Resources

The WIC and Nutrition & Physical Activity programs at the Pasadena Public Health Department have teamed up to provide you with nutrition resources to keep you healthy, no matter what life stage you are in.

Children

Kids in the Kitchen  (USDA. NAL. Nutrition.gov).
Help your kids rock nutrition in the kitchen with a video of young cooks following a Nutrition.gov chef and registered dietitian. Includes recipes and other resources for involving kids in the kitchen.

 

Let’s Move! (The White House; Department of Health and Human Services; U.S. Department of Agriculture; Department of Education.)
A nationwide campaign to tackle the challenge of childhood obesity by providing schools, parents, and communities with tools to help kids be active, eat better, and get healthy.

 

Kids Nutrition and Fitness Information for Parents  (Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth for Parent)

 

Kids and Their Bones: A Guide for Parents (DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease.)
Provides answers to commonly asked questions about children’s bone growth and development. Also includes information on helping children eat more calcium rich foods.

 

KidsHealth: Vegetarianism (Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth)
Helps parents guide the nutritional habits of vegetarian children to ensure the adequacy of their diets.

 

Grow healthy food that provides the energy and nutrients that young children need to be healthy. https://www.eatright.org/kids-eat-right-month/resources-for-parents-and-kids

 

WIC Education Materials

  • Visit our My Family website to review helpful information on breastfeeding, healthy lifestyles, and your child(ren) or infant(s)’ milestones up until 5 years old.

Parenting and Breastfeeding

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding | Choose MyPlate
When you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you have special nutritional needs.

Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Bone Health 
Learn about taking care of bone health and special considerations during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Zika and Pregnancy

Family

FoodSafety.gov
Your gateway to federal food safety information.

ChooseMyPlate.gov
ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers.

Fun Family Recipes