Nutrition Links from the Georgia Preparatory Academy

The Department of Juvenile Justice Food Services Division is proud to provide information to other food and nutrition sites across the country that can help you provide a healthier environment for the youth in your life.

2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans has as its goal to make recommendations about the components of a healthy and nutritionally adequate diet to help promote health and prevent chronic disease for current and future generations. 


Choose MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image—a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl. 


The Georgia School Nutrition Association is the professional organization of school food service employees in the state of Georgia. GSNA is a nonprofit organization founded in 1951 and incorporated in Georgia in 1967. 


The mission of the National Food Service Management Institute is to provide information and services that promote the continuous improvement of child nutrition programs. 


ServSafe is a food and beverage safety training and certificate program administered by the National Restaurant Association. The program is accredited by ANSI and the Conference for Food Protection. 


The School Gardens Network provides information on how to create, fund, and maintain your school gardens.


The National Farm to School Network envisions a nation in which Farm to School programs are an essential component of strong and just local and regional food systems, ensuring the health of all school children, farms, the environment, economy and communities. 


Tray Talk is a website created by the School Nutrition Association for parents to get the facts about school meals. 


The School Nutrition Association's mission involves educating and empowering members to provide healthy meals to foster an environment where children achieve overall wellness and lifelong success. 


With the Fuel Up First Program, the Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Programs and the Southeast Dairy Association are challenging school districts to increase breakfast participation by 20 percent. 


The Local School Wellness Policy is an important tool for parents, local education agencies, and school districts in promoting student wellness, preventing and reducing childhood obesity, and providing assurance that school meal nutrition guidelines meet the minimum federal school meal standards.


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