About Team Nutrition
Team Nutrition is a United States Department of Agriculture initiative to improve the health and education of children by creating innovative public and private partnerships that promote food choices for a healthful diet through the media, school, families and the community. Team Nutrition encourages kids to make the following healthy choices:
- Eat a variety of foods
- Eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains
- Eat lower fat foods more often
- Get your calcium-rich foods
- Be physically active
Become a Team Nutrition School!
Team Nutrition strives to improve the health and education of children by creating partnerships that promote food choices for a healthful diet through the media, schools, families and the community.
Win Recognition in the HealthierUS School Challenge!
The HealthierUS School Challenge is a national recognition program for all schools that participate in the School Lunch Program and excel in promoting and supporting student wellness.
USDA HealthierUS School Challenge Resources
Illinois HealthierUS School Challenge Resources
Illinois School Success Stories
Nutrition and Wellness Programs, Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street, W-270, Springfield, Illinois 62777-0001
FAX number: 217/524-6124
TOLL FREE number: 800/545-7892