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Nutriteach  Ideas to help you teach nutrition and food safety


School Wellness Programs and Policies

Eat Smart Move More
Explore additional resources you can use to teach your students about Eat Smart Move More.

Missouri Model Wellness Policy
Model policy language developed by Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Missouri School Board’s Association and University Extension.

School Health Advisory Council Guide
This Guide from the Missouri Coordinated School Health Coalition includes information for the development and maintenance of a School Health Advisory Councils as well as tools that can be used by the council.

School Health Index
An assessment tool of the coordinated school health environment from CDC’s DASH. Interactive on line version:

Healthier Vending and Other Alternatives
Whether you and your school are looking for healthier vending options or alternative ideas to vending machines, this section will provide helpful resources.

Classroom party ideas

Creative Financing Fundraising

Healthy Celebrations

Healthy Halloween Treats

Resources on Revenue Issues Related to School Foods, CSPI
A comprehensive list of resources relating to school vending contract revenues.

Vending Strategies to Promote Healthful Beverages and Snacks
This site provides some helpful strategies to employ to promote healthful beverage and snack selection.




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