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The nutrition program provides information about healthy living to the general public through programs like Fit Fargo and Walk This Way, as well as through presentations to school-age children in their classrooms.

Limited individual nutrition counseling is provided to children with special medical needs who are referred to the nutritionist by a member of the health department staff.

Funding for services comes from a Maternal Child Health grant through the state health department and Cass County. Services are provided by a licensed registered dietitian.

These Web sites offer helpful information and advice about nutrition:

The American Dietetic Association 

Metro in Motion Eat Smart

The NDSU Extension Service provides nutritional information.

Choose My Plate can help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you.