Core Nutrition Messages

Online Communication Tools

Last Published: 04/04/2014

Conveying Messages to Moms and Kids

Increase the number of times your audiences hear and experience your messages by placing a link to these interactive, online tools on your web site, in blogs, and in other electronic communications. The tools and videos reinforce and support key recommendations of MyPlate and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These tools are also examples of a few creative ways to use the core nutrition messages, tips, and advice to create education resources for your audiences. See spotlight and the implementation guide(pages 16-22) for other ways to use these resources.


See YouTube for embedding instructions.

Milk Video
Whole Grains Video
Child Feeding Video

Video games for kids (age 8 - 10)


The Track & Field Fuel Up Challenge Game helps build kids’ knowledge, skill and confidence in making healthier choices using a fun, interactive game format. The game leverages the messages and supporting content for kids, and complements similar messages and supporting content for mothers. For more background see about the game.