Life Stages

Our nutritional needs change with each stage of life.  The NIH community is extremely diverse.  NIH employees come from many countries, and employees may spend their entire work careers at NIH, raise families, and transition to older adulthood.  The Life Stages resources describe nutritional needs of children and adults.
Helping Your Children to Eat a Healthy Diet
 here for additional resources, recipes, games, and information on children’s health and development
Middle School and Adolescence
The We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children’s  Activity & Nutrition) program has developed a series of tip sheets for parents related to the following topics:
For additional resources on nutrition for adolescents, click here.
Older Adults