Food, Nutrition and Health

Promoting healthy, well-nourished families as they learn to manage food dollars, plan nutritious meals, and purchase, prepare, and serve food that is safe to eat.

Nutrition Education
  • FoodWIse
    The FoodWIse Program provides nutrition, food budgeting, and food safety education programs to limited income families, children and seniors. FoodWIse offers educational programs in most Wisconsin counties.
  • Wisconsin School Breakfast
    The Wisconsin School Breakfast blog contains information and resources about School Breakfast Programs in general as well as school breakfast program-related information specific to Wisconsin.
Food Safety

Food Nutrition & Health group

Hunger and Food Security in Wisconsin
  • StrongWomen™ Wisconsin
    Helping women of all ages live stronger, healthier lives by providing knowledge, inspiration, access to programs and ongoing support.
  • Biotechnology Outreach
    The mission of the program is to provide information, insight and analysis of technical and social issues of biotechnology to people in Wisconsin. Tours and workshops are available for learners of all ages.
  • Biotechnology Teaching Tools
    Resources for extension educators include PowerPoint slide sets, posters, handouts and conferences.
  • USDA Biotechnology
    NIFA funded research, education, and extension to develop and use biotechnologies for food and agriculture.
How We Make a Difference
  • Short reports showing the effectiveness of our nutrition, health and food safety programs across the state
Other resources

Nutrition.Gov provides easy access to information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers, educators and health professionals.

Choose My Plate
USDA’s new Choose My Plate food guidance system provides many options to help Americans make healthy food choices and to be active every day.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Home page for the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, the agency that publishes the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and related materials such as the Healthy Eating Index, Nutrition Insights reports, and the Thrifty Food Plan.

USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Nutrition Education
FNS provides children and adults of all ages with nutrition education materials on how to improve their diets and their lives.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
The world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Formerly the American Dietetic Association.

CDC Nutrition and Physical Activity Topic Index
Nutrition and physical activity information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

eXtension – Families, Food and Fitness
Your portal to objective, research-based and credible information you can use every day to improve your life. Brought to you by experts from the nation’s largest and oldest network of universities.