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Nutrition Policy Resources

Health and Sustainability Guidelines for Federal Concessions and Vending Operations
The goal of the Guidelines is to assist contractors in increasing healthy food and beverage choices and sustainable practices at federal worksites.

Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN)
NOPREN is a thematic research network of the Prevention Research Centers program. Its mission is to conduct transdisciplinary nutrition- and obesity-related policy research and evaluation along a policy change continuum.

School Health Policy
Policies—including laws, mandates, regulations, standards, resolutions, and guidelines—provide a foundation for school district practices and procedures. Sound policies reassure families, students, and school staff; provide legal protection for schools; and support and direct individuals throughout the school system. Well-drafted and administered policies can also help contain or prevent controversy.

School Wellness Policies
This site provides model policies in compliance with the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004.

Team Nutrition: Local Wellness Policy
This clearinghouse created by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) contains reference materials to assist school districts with developing local wellness policies for physical activity and nutrition, tools and resources for implementation, and un-reviewed sample.


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