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The purpose of this website is to provide child care providers with information on how to help children in their care grow up healthy.

Children who are given healthy food options during early childhood are more likely to continue healthy eating habits when they are older. Child care centers play an important part in introducing children to healthy food, by both providing nutritious food and teaching children how to make healthy food choices.

This website provides nutritious food guidelines for beverages, milk, fruits & vegetables, meats & meat alternatives, and grains & breads.

Click to download a copy of the entire WV Leap of Taste Standards of Child Nutrition Guidebook. 8.32MB (PDF)