Child Nutrition Programs
Utah's Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) seeks to improve the nutritional well being of all Utah children so they may reach their full potential. Research shows that children who are well nourished learn and develop much better than those who lack adequate nutrition. CNP offers a variety of programs that offer cash reimbursement for eligible meals served to children plus financial assistance for meals served free or at a reduced price to eligible children.
We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition) is a national education program that provides parents and caregivers with tools, fun activities, and more to help them encourage healthy eating , increased physical activity, and reduced screen time. Research shows that parents and caregivers are the primary influence at this age. There are lots of things that parents should know and teach their children about healthy weight.