For California parents interested in ordering print materials, please contact Dairy Council of California at 877-324-7901.
These materials are for free for use in California. If price shows it will be removed once you confirm a California address at check out.
Healthy Eating for Your Family, available in English and Spanish, offers parents practical tips for teaching and modeling healthy eating habits for children at every age to help them learn, play and grow healthfully. Topics include what and how much to feed your child, healthy beverages and snacking tips. It is ideal for one-on-one counseling or as a handout for group instruction. This 8 1/2" x 11" 8-page booklet replaces Healthy Eating for Your Young Child and Healthy Eating for Busy Families.
The booklet aligns with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans, incorporates a behavior change model to help families take small steps to a healthier lifestyle. It has been approved by the California Department of Health Care Services as meeting readability and suitability requirements for Medi-Cal managed care plans.