Team Nutrition [USDA] Law and Legal Definition

Team Nutrition is an initiative of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to support the Child Nutrition Programs in the U.S.

The Team Nutrition work through training and technical assistance for foodservice; nutrition education for children and their caregivers; and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity. The purpose of the program is to improve children's lifelong eating and physical activity habits by using the principles of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid.