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Below are some helpful links to websites and articles that provide more background and context to our work, and why it’s so important.

 

Read about current the dietary guidelines and obesity rates:

http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/

http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/obesity/facts.htm

 

Looking for some healthy recipes and tips?

http://www.eatingwell.com/

http://www.healthyfareforkids.com

http://kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_center/healthy_eating/habits.html

http://www.parenting.com/gallery/healthy-kids-snacks

 

Find local farmers’ markets and learn what fruits and vegetables are in season!

http://www.agr.state.il.us/markets/WhatsInSeason.pdf

http://www.localharvest.org/

http://search.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets/