Health and Nutrition Information for Preschoolers

More Information about Preschoolers

Learn more about these topics:

USDA Food Groups:

Empty Calories (solid fats and added sugars)




Links to information from other agencies:

"Make it Quick and Easy" Recipes from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Information about Body Mass Index (BMI) charts for children

Information about CDC Growth Charts

Parenting tips and child safety

Physical activity recommendations for children

Food Safety Information:

From USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service


Research on TV time and childhood obesity from the USDA Agricultural Research Service

From the National Institutes of Health:

Reducing TV and screen time

We Can! Tools and resources for families and communities

Healthy recipes for families