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The Nutrition Education Project website is a resource for teachers and staff to support student academic performance through nutrition education and physical activity promotion. Learn more.




For better health, eat fruits and vegetables and be active every day!
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Everyone Needs to Eat Breakfast!

Wellness Policy in Action!

Listen to how Principal Emmanuel Stewart from Carver Elementary School has put SFUSD's Wellness Policy into action. Listen now at Soundcloud! 

See what students and staff are saying about SFUSD's Wellness Policy in this new video!  

Healthy Party Ideas

Leave the candy and sugary snacks out of the classroom. Teach students and parents/ caregivers about the importance of healthy snacks and physical activity. Healthy party resources


Wellness Champion MUNI Bus Campaign
SFUSD Wellness Champions were recognized on SF MUNI buses with MUNI Bus Campaign posters honoring Mr. Emmanuel Stewart at Dr. Carver ES and the Nutrition Outreach Workers at Willie Brown MS. Read full story with photos.

Staff Healthy Food and Beverage Guidelines Choosing healthier food and beverage options begins in our workplace. Follow these guidelines for meetings and events including: fresh fruits and veggies, "spa water", and physical activity breaks. Questions? Contact Mark Elkin at (415) 242-2615 ext. 3217 or

CREATE A Healthy Classroom
Learn new ways to support your students' academic success. Visit Create a Healthy Classroom.

FITNESSGRAM Data 2015-16 FITNESSGRAM data for SFUSD students is now posted in our Get the Facts section. See how they did.




Can SFUSD students find themselves in the schoolyard garden?  Learn More

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The Nutrition and Physical Activity Resource Bin

Attention all SFUSD Elementary Schools! Do any of the following scenarios sound familiar?

Scenario One: At the start of the year,
many of your students tell you that their former teacher used to give them M&Ms for finishing all of their homework and that it made them work really hard. They are requesting Skittles this year.

Scenario Two: The candy and chips situation has gotten out of control in your classroom. You want to make your classroom healthier but do not know where to start…

Scenario Three: After lunch your class is getting ready for science exploration when Tia's mother comes in with 24 double chocolate cupcakes and 2 jugs of Sunny D to celebrate her birthday. 

Looking for resources to help? 

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