NEOP (Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention)

New SNAP-Ed Toolkit Website!
This toolkit will help SNAP-Ed Implementing Agencies across the country find evidence-based interventions and explore the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework in order to strengthen our impact on our goal to help SNAP-eligible households make healthy eating and physical activity choices on a limited budget.
See the website here.
Access the HBI webpage here.
Download a PDF of the toolkit here.

Fit for Learning
The Santa Clara County Office of Education has created the fit for learning Resource Guide to help teachers and afterschool staff weave health and fitness information into their lesson plans.  Access the Guide here.

The State of Obesity - 2016
September 2016
After decades of increasing, the national childhood obesity rate has leveled off and the rise in obesity among adults is beginning to slow. This is progress, but rates are alarmingly higher than they were a generation ago as demonstrated by this report, which looks at data over the past 25 years.

“Grow It, Try It, Like It!” Nutrition Education Kit
March 2016
Grow It, Try It, Like It! Nutrition Education Kit Featuring MyPlate is a garden-themed nutrition education kit for child care center staff that introduces children to: three fruits - peaches, strawberries, and cantaloupe, and three vegetables - spinach, sweet potatoes, and crookneck squash. The kit includes seven booklets featuring fruits and vegetables with fun activities through the imaginary garden at Tasty Acres Farm!  View and download here

Choose Health LA
An excellent website dedicated to improving nutrition, increasing physical activity and reducing obesity in LA County.  Lots of great information and links to resources.