Department of Defense Education Activity

Health and Wellness: Resources

AAFES School Meal Program
The Exchange School Lunch Program will provide wholesome, nutritious meals to eligible students in participating DoD schools OCONUS.
Centers for Disease Control Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Adolescents
In 2008, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, which provide science-based recommendations to help persons aged 6 years or older improve their health through physical activity
Defense Commissary Agency on healthy breakfasts
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This meal's very name describes the important role it plays - breakfast breaks the fast you've endured all night while you slept.
Eat Smart. Play Hard. USDA
This site is specifically designed for parents and caregivers to provide information to help you eat better, be more physically active and be a role model for your kids.
HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC)
The HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) is a voluntary initiative established in 2004 to recognize those schools participating in the National School Lunch Program that have created healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity.
Let's Move!
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation.
Local School Wellness Policy Resources
This comprehensive set of model nutrition and physical activity policies1 is based on nutrition science, public health research, and existing practices from exemplary states and local school districts around the country.