CDC’s Nutrition and the Health of Young People


Fact Sheet

This CDC website provides a brief overview of school-based nutrition facts including benefits of healthy eating, consequences of a poor diet, current eating behaviors of young people, and the link between diet and academic performance. The website also links to other CDC resources related to school-based nutrition.

CHSC Priority Area(s):

School Nutrition/Competitive Foods School Wellness Policy



Area(s) of Expertise:

Academic Achievement Competitive Foods School Nutrition School Wellness Policy

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