The Power of
Choice: Helping Youth Make Healthy Eating and
The Power of Choice was developed by
HHS' Food and Drug Administration and USDA's Food and
Nutrition Service. It is intended for after-school program
leaders working with young adolescents. Everything you need to
know is in the Leaders' Guide, including most activity
materials. It's full of quick, simple things to do with kids;
many activities take little or no pre-planning. A CD
containing 10 interactive sessions based on four posters.
Included in the Leader's Guide are a recipe booklet, parent
letter, and Nutrition Facts cards. The CD also contains
additional activities, tips for improved communication with
adolescents, a training video for the adult leaders, and a
song for pre-teens.
Printed: January 2003
Distributed: only upon request.
Available: to organizations participating in USDA's
Programs by using the printed
order form [PDF] or the