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Activity + Eating for Teens Booklets

Activity + Eating for Teens

Our most popular adult booklet is now available for teens!

Offers action steps to make balanced food choices from MyPlate food groups and add physical activity into daily routines. Can be used with teens in a classroom or one-on-one setting. Learn more about our Activity + Eating booklet for adults

Equips teens with the essential nutrition knowledge they need to make healthier choices, including:
  • Making small changes to maintain a healthy weight
  • Learning the importance of breakfast for a healthy weight and energy
  • Choosing healthy meals and snacks when rushed or dining out
  • Categorizing foods into food groups to choose the recommended amount of nutrient-rich foods
  • How physical activity boosts heart rate, builds muscle and bones
  • Identifying hunger cues

Available in English and Spanish.

The booklet uses a behavior change model that helps users translate health recommendations into small, realistic changes to improve health. Aligns to USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate. 

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Order Free Materials
If you work in California in any of these nutrition education roles, you may order free nutrition education booklets.
  • Physician
  • Health educator
  • Registered dietitian
  • Nurse/nurse practitioner
  • School wellness coordinator
  • Nutrition educator
If you live outside California, you may order the materials at a reasonable cost.

Booklet Uses

Our self-instructional booklets work in a variety of settings:

  • one-on-one instruction or counseling
  • group classes
  • resource library
  • outpatient services
  • school wellness programs