Nutrition and health
What we choose to eat can have a direct affect on our ability to enjoy life to its fullest. This is true for everyone, despite his or her age and current health
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program
WIC serves low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and infants and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. WIC provides nutritious foods, nutrition education, and referrals to health and other social services to participants at no charge.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed)
SNAP-Ed is a nutrition and physical activity education program for people who receive, or are eligible to receive, SNAP benefits. Take a free class and learn how to plan, shop, save and cook!
Angling for health: What you need to know about eating and catching fresh fish in King County
Who you are, where you fish, and the type of fish you catch can be the difference between a heart-healthy meal stocked with brain-boosting omega-3s and harmful contamination.
Our food choices play a major role in:
- Promoting and maintaining good health;
- Promoting optimal growth in infants, children and adolescents;
- Preventing many chronic diseases (like heart disease and diabetes) and treating others; and,
- Speeding recovery from injuries and surgery.
Learn more about nutrition services and guidelines by clicking on the options below.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
SNAP-Ed: free classes
USDA food groups
Healthy eating for children
Cook once, eat twice
Budgeting for food
Healthy diet steps
Healthy choices for non-cooks
Healthy choices for vegetarians
Healthy choices for meetings
Healthy vending guidelines
Farms and Food Roundtable
Healthy foods here programming
Public Health Nutrition blog