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Food & Nutrition Trainings and Resources

Trainings are for 4-C Food Program participants. Training credit cannot be extended to others. (If you are enrolled in the Gateways Registry, these trainings must be self-reported.)


FY2017 Required Training 2/2017 Click Here

Classics from the Cupboard 10/2016 Click Here

Curriculum Development 06/2016 Click Here

Childhood Obesity Prevention 03/2015 Click Here

Storytime and Beyond 06/2014 Click Here

Bread, Bread, Bread! 06/2014 Click Here

Fresh, Fast & Fabulous 02/2014 Click Here

Food Allergies & Labels 06/2013 Click Here

Meat and Meat Alternatives 10/2015 Click Here


USDA site on healthy eating which introduces the MyPlate icon (replacing the Food Pyramid) http://www.ChooseMyPlate.gov

USDA Child Care Recipes can be found at: http://www.nfsmi.org

USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center:
http://www.kidsnutrition.org/resources/kids.html (for children)
http://www.kidsnutrition.org/resources/general.html (for parents)

Illinois State Board of Education for a variety of information on the Child and Adult Care Food Program at the federal level:

University of Illinois Home Extension Nutrition and Health

Illinois Nutrition Education and Training Program

Illinois State Board of Education Nutrition Programs Division
Crediting Foods Guide

Two Bite Club

Program Benefitsreimbursement ratesenrollmentfood listnutrition informationProgram Tipshelp from 4-C

Sample Meals

Milk, Cereal and Banana

Milk, Turkey Sandwich,
Carrots and Applesauce

Apples and Cheese

Milk, Chicken, Sweet
Potatoes, Pears and Bread

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