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Nutrition and Physical Activity Page

Educational Materials

MyPlate Resources
MyPlate resources were developed to help individuals achieve and maintain a healthy weight. The tools and factsheets listed below encourage women to remember to include a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and dairy on their plates every day.

California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program: Sweet Success Nutrition Materials
Includes general exercise and food/meal information for pregnant women with diabetes.

California Food Guide
This guide includes chapters on food groups, prenatal nutrition, nutrition during lactation, physical activity, ethnic dietary, obesity and other health status issues to help Americans fulfill their dietary guidelines.

California WIC Education Materials
The California WIC Program has numerous pamphlets, booklets, posters, and worksheets available. Downloadable items are listed by topic or category.

Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Breastfeeding Steps to Take Handouts 
These handouts provide nutrition information and tips for pregnant women from conception through 60 days postpartum in both English and Spanish.

Breastfeeding and Healthy Living
This California Department of Public Health’s breastfeeding page includes information for families and professionals, as well as resources and statistics.

Iron/Anemia Resources
Includes links to background anemia information, fact sheets, and an educational brochure tailored for Black Infant Health Program participants.

Folic Acid Resources
Includes folic acid background information, educational resources, and other folic acid related links.

Calcium Resources 
Includes calcium background information.

Vitamin D Resources 
Links to learn more about Vitamin D recommendations for infants, children, and adolescents as well as vitamin supplementation for infants.

Oral Health Resources
Includes English and Spanish pamphlets and posters, as well as links to California Department of Public Health Oral Health Websites

Easy Meals and Snacks: A Healthy Cookbook for Teens
A Healthy Cookbook to encourage adolescents to make more nutritious food choices through simple food preparation for themselves and their families. In English and Spanish.

Last modified on: 5/19/2014 9:44 AM