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Fact Sheets

Download a 1-2 page PDF fact sheet in English or Spanish on any of these topics:

A Guide to Safe Leftovers
English | Spanish

A Safe Kitchen
English | Spanish

Add a Little Flavor to Your Kitchen
English | Spanish

All Foods Can Fit on MyPlate
English | Spanish

All You Need to Know About Cooking Rice
English | Spanish

Breakfast
English | Spanish

Calcium and Vitamin D
English | Spanish

Cook Once, Eat Twice
English | Spanish

Cuting up a Whole Chicken
English | Spanish

Dairy Group
English | Spanish

Eating on the Go
English | Spanish

Everybody Needs Iron
English | Spanish

Facts About Fats - Updated!
English | Spanish

Family Budget-Developing a Spending Plan that Works
English | Spanish

Family Budgets: Getting the Most for Your Money
English | Spanish

Feeding Your Infant Birth to 6 Months
English | Spanish

Feeding Your Infant 6 to 12 Months
English | Spanish

Fiber
English | Spanish

Folic Acid
English | Spanish

Fruit Group
English | Spanish

Grain Group
English | Spanish

Healthy Eating During Pregnancy
English | Spanish

Healthy Holidays
English | Spanish

Healthy Lifestyles
English | Spanish

Importance of Family Mealtime
English | Spanish

Keep it Clean
English | Spanish

Let's Get Cookin'
English | Spanish

Low-fat Eating
English | Spanish

Makeover Your Leftovers
English | Spanish

Meatless Meals
English | Spanish

Microwave Safety
English | Spanish

MyPyramid Basics
English | Spanish

MyPlate Food Groups - Updated!
English | Spanish

MyPlate for Preschoolers
English | Spanish

Nutrition for Mature Adults
English | Spanish

Planning Meals for a Crowd
English | Spanish

Prenatal Nutrition
English | Spanish

Protein
English | Spanish

Protein Group
English | Spanish

Quick and Convenient Meals
English | Spanish

Reducing Sodium
English | Spanish

Selecting Fresh Fruits
English | Spanish

Selecting Fresh Vegetables
English | Spanish

Shopping Tips
English | Spanish

Storing Fruits and Vegetables
English | Spanish

Sweet Facts about Sugar - Updated!
English | Spanish

Tempting the Picky Eater
English | Spanish

Thawing Meat and Poultry Safely
English | Spanish

Tips for Low Cost Holiday Meals
English | Spanish

Vegetable Group
English | Spanish

Vitamin A
English | Spanish

Vitamin C
English | Spanish

Vitamin K
English | Spanish

Water is a Nutrient, Too
English | Spanish

What is on a Food Label
English | Spanish

All NEP fact sheets have been peer reviewed.

Fruit and Vegetable Buying Guides

Download a 1-2 page PDF fact sheet on any of these topics:

Fruits

Apple

Apricot

Avocado

Banana

Blackberry

Blueberry

Cantaloupe | Spanish

Cherry

Cranberry | Spanish

Grape

Grapefruit

Honeydew Melon

Kiwifruit | Spanish

Lemon

Lime

Mandarin - Tangerine

Mango

Nectarine

Orange | Spanish

Papaya

Peach

Pear

Pineapple

Plum

Pomegranate

Raspberry

Strawberry | Spanish

Watermelon | Spanish

Vegetables

Artichoke

Asparagus | Spanish

Beets

Bell Pepper

Bok Choy

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbage | Spanish

Carrots

Cauliflower | Spanish

Celery

Corn

Cucumber

Edamame

Eggplant

Green Beans

Jalapenos

Jicama

Lettuce

Mushrooms

Okra

Onion

Peas

Potato | Spanish

Pumpkin | Spanish

Radish

Rhubarb

Spinach

Summer Squash

Sweet Potato

Tomato

Turnip

Winter Squash

Guides for using commodity foods

Looking for recipes or ideas on how to use your commodity foods? Simply click on one of the foods listed for helpful cooking tips and recipes. (All Fact Sheets are 1-2 page PDF files.)

Indoor & Outdoor Activities Guide

Pick & Play
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
 (PDF 2.67MB)

Pick & Play
3rd - 5th Grade
 (PDF  2.5MB)