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Children -- Nutrition

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View Resource Child Health USA 2000

Released on October 16, this new report from the Health Resources and Services Administration examines 59 health status indicators and service needs of America's children. Topics covered include children's health insurance coverage, infant mortality, low birth weight, vaccinations, adolescent birth rates, sexually transmitted diseases and pediatric AIDS. The full text of the report can be...

https://mchb.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/mchb/Data/Chartboo...
View Resource From Wallet to Waistline: The Hidden Costs of Supersizing

Sponsored by the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity, this 14-page report documents the immense health risks that may result because of the ubiquity of "value" meals proffered by fast-food outlets. During the first week of May 2002, members of the National Alliance gathered pricing data of various convenience foods and meals in Washington DC, Des Moines, Little Rock, Sacramento, and...

https://cspinet.org/resource/wallet-waistline-hidden-costs-s...
View Resource Food and Nutrition Research Briefs

The US Department of Agriculture offers this quick overview of food and nutrition research conducted at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS). The Web site features a dozen topics (including Blueberries -- A Brain Booster? and Good News for Chocolate Lovers!) with research summaries and photos. The material is interesting and easy-to-absorb, and for further information, readers may get in touch...

https://www.ars.usda.gov/oc/fnrb/fnrb0103/
View Resource The Child Care Nutrition Resource System

The Child Care Nutrition Resource System is developed by the University of Maryland's Department of Nutrition and Food Science and the USDA National Agricultural Library's Food and Nutrition Information Center. The Resource System is geared towards childcare providers who participate in USDA nutrition programs, but others interested in children's nutrition will find this website useful as well....

https://healthymeals.fns.usda.gov/
View Resource World Health Organization: Child and Adolescent Health and Development

Along with groups such as the United Nations and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Health Organization's Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH) division is concerned with the health and well-being of those who range in age from the newly born to age nineteen. It is, as they point out on their website, a rather large group of individuals, and all told, it comprises...

http://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/topics/adolesce...
View Resource The State of the World's Children 2008

UNICEF has been intimately involved with the wellbeing of the world's children since its founding, and the release of their annual report on such affairs is a highly anticipated event. This heavily detailed 164-page report looks into the world of children in five chapters that include "Child Survival: Where we stand" and "Lessons learned from evolving health-care systems and practices". Within...

https://www.unicef.org/publications/files/The_State_of_the_W...
View Resource A Place of Our Own

The multiple award-winning PBS television series, website and outreach program, A Place of Our Own, and the Spanish language version, Los Ni'os en su Casa is aimed at child caregivers including parents, grandparents, daycare workers, and nannies. The goal is to give child caregivers a supportive and informative place to turn for help with the important task of caring for children of their own or...

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/placeofourown/film.html