Web Resources

 

 Web Resources

 
  
  
Description
  
  
Physical Activity
Founded in 1985, the American Council on Exercise is a nonprofit organization committed to America’s health and wellbeing. ACE is the largest nonprofit fitness certification, education and training organization in the world.
http://www.acefitness.org
  
General
Provides infomation and other resources for health professionals and the general public to fight obesity via physical activity and good nutrition.
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/
  
General
Provides information and other resources regarding healthy weight management.
http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/
  
Nutrition
Provides a wide spectrum of information on nutrition related topics.
http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/
  
General
Provides information on fighting overweight and obesity in adults and children.
http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/
  
Physical Activity
Provides infomation and other resources for health professionals and the general public about physical activity.
http://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/
  
Physical Activity
A PDF about physical activity for adults with disabilities.
http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/pdf/2014-05-vitalsigns.pdf
  
Physical Activity
A PDF factsheet about walking.
http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/pdf/2012-08-vitalsigns.pdf
  
Nutrition
Provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information.
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/
  
Nutrition
Provides nutrition tips, recipes, videos, fitness guides, and other resources about food, nutrition, and healthful living.
http://www.cookinglight.com
  
Nutrition
Provides recipes, videos, and other culinary information.
http://www.foodnetwork.com
  
Nutrition
Fruits & Veggies for Better Health is a health initiative focused on helping Americans increase fruit & vegetable consumption for better health.  The program is spearheaded by Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to help spread the word about the health benefits of adding MORE fruits & veggies to your diet.
https://fruitsandveggies.org/
  
Nutrition
Produced by the USDA and HHS, this site provides evidence-based nutrition information and advice. These guidelines serve as the basis for Federal food and nutrition education programs.
http://www.health.gov/our-work/food-nutrition
  
Nutrition
Good and Cheap is a collection of recipes for people with limited incomes, particularly those on a $4/day food stamps budget.
https://www.leannebrown.com/
  
Physical Activity
An initiative, launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, dedicated to fighting obesity in children and young people.
https://letsmove.obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/
  
General
Provides information about the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).
https://en.motivationalinterviewing.org/trainer-listing
  
Physical Activity
Provides information regarding physical activity and disability.
http://www.ncpad.org
  
Physical Activity
A free, personalized, web-based physical activity and nutrition program for individuals with mobility limitations, chronic health conditions and physical disabilities.
http://www.ncpad.org/14weeks/
  
Interactive Tools
Online body mass index (BMI) calculator.
https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm
  
Interactive Tools
Provides information on the changes in the size of food portions in the last 20 years.
https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/wecan/eat-right/portion-distortion.htm
  
Physical Activity
A national program to encourage black women to maintain a healthy weight by becoming more physically active and eating healthier foods.
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/community-health-outreach/sisters-together-program-guide