|Healthy Body Calculator|
Free program helps you determine your caloric needs.
|The Food Guide Pyramid for Young Children|
|Putting the 2005 Guidelines into Practice |
USDA-CNPP-MyPyramid Tracker http://www.mypyramidtracker.gov
|Nutrition Analysis Tool (NAT) Energy Calculator|
Helps you analyze your calorie needs.
|USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference|
This online searchable database allows you to look up the nutrient content of thousands of foods.
|Body Mass Index and Health|
http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/bmicalc.htm Defines body mass index (BMI) and discusses the relationship between BMI and health risks. Includes a BMI Lookup Table and Calculator.
|What is obesity? American Obesity Association Fact Sheet|
|The contribution of expanding portion sizes to the US obesity epidemic.|
|About Obesity - International Obesity Task Force|
This report examines classifications of overweight and obesity, global prevalence, causes and consequences of obesity, and weight management strategies.
|The Practical Guide: Identification, Evaluation, & Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults http://www.obesity.org/information/practicalguide.asp|
|The Consequences of Childhood Overweight and Obesity|
Provides data profiles about childhood obesity including health and quality of life issues.
|From Wallet to Waistline: The Hidden Costs of Super Sizing|
|Overweight Children and Youth > |
|Health Topics: Childhood Obesity|
A comprehensive resource page for national statistics and action plans/strategies for schools systems.
|Body Mass Index -for-Age (children)|
|Helping your overweight child|
|How can I lose weight safely?|
Written by a registered dietitian.
|You are what you eat|
Written for girls, this Web site information deals candidly with maintaining a healthy weight and making the best food choices for you.
|Your Child's Weight |
Written by a Physician and a Dietitian, this series of articles deal with Overweight Kids, Obesity and Children, Does Dieting work? and "Making Choices" are especially helpful.
Fruit & Veggie Color Champions http://www.foodchamps.org/htm Games, Activity Pages, and Recipes for children ages 2-8