Nutrition Education for Adults

Nutrition Education Booklets

Who can order free materials?

If you live in California and provide nutrition education to groups or individuals you are eligible to order these free booklets. Current users:

  • Health professionals (physician, nurse & dietitian)
  • Workplace wellness coordinators
  • PTA leaders
  • School Principals
Print Materials

The free nutrition programs from Dairy Council of California:

  • Emphasize the importance of all five food groups
  • Are FREE to California health professionals and wellness providers
  • Are colorful and engaging
  • Are available in English and Spanish

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Learn More About Each Booklet

There are key times in an individual's life when they are most likely to make positive lifestyle changes. Our nutrition education programs target these important life-stages:

Family Making Meals MatterFor Parents

  • Making Meals Matter for Your Young Child

    Provides parents with practical nutrition tips and "how-to" suggestions for feeding their preschoolers.

  • Making Meals Matter for Your School-Age Child

    Helps parents understand the basics of preparing healthy meals for busy families and answers common nutrition questions for feeding school age kids.

Pregnant WomenFor Pregnant Women

Healthy WomanFor Adults

  • Activity + Eating - Small Steps to a Healthier You

    Helps men and women make better food and physical activity choices. The booklet teaches about portion sizes and eating from all five food groups. Revised in 2011, this is one of our most popular booklets.

  • Calcium Connection - Healthy Bodies One Generation to Another

    Describes the importance of calcium from adolescence to adults; with age-specific information about the wide range of calcium’s health benefits from bone health to lowering blood pressure and more. A quick quiz assesses calcium in the diet and suggestions on how to include calcium-rich foods to improve health.

Tested + Credible


These nutrition education booklets underwent field testing
with health professionals and consumers to ensure that users gain knowledge and are set up to make positive behavior-change.

Choose a booklet below to review evaluation reports.

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