Nutrition Education Tools
Healthy Body Calculator
http://www.dietitian.com/ibw/ibw.html
Free program helps you determine your caloric needs.
The Food Guide Pyramid for Young Children
http://www.mypyramid.gov/kids/index.html
Putting the 2005 Guidelines into Practice
http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/Publications/DietaryGuidelines/2005/2005DGConsumerBrochure.pdf

USDA-CNPP-MyPyramid Super Tracker  https://www.supertracker.usda.gov/default.aspx  

Nutrition Analysis Tool (NAT) Energy Calculator
http://www.nat.uiuc.edu/energy/
Helps you analyze your calorie needs.
USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/cgi-bin/nut_search.pl
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
http://www.obesity.org/information/factsheets.asp
The contribution of expanding portion sizes to the US obesity epidemic.
http://www.nyu.edu/education/nutrition/PDFS/young-nestle.pdf
About Obesity - International Obesity Task Force
http://www.obesite.chaire.ulaval.ca/iotf.htm
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
http://www.futureofchildren.org/futureofchildren/publications/docs/16_01_03.pdf
Provides data profiles about childhood obesity including health and quality of life issues.
From Wallet to Waistline: The Hidden Costs of Super Sizing
http://www.cspinet.org/w2w.pdf
Overweight Children and Youth >
http://www.childtrendsdatabank.org/sites/default/files/15_Overweight_Children_and_Youth.pdf
Health Topics: Childhood Obesity
http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/obesity/index.htm
A comprehensive resource page for national statistics and action plans/strategies for schools systems.
Body Mass Index -for-Age (children)
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/bmi/bmi-for-age.htm
Helping your overweight child
http://ific.org/publications/brochures/overweightkidbroch.cfm
How can I lose weight safely?
http://www.kidshealth.org/PageManager.jsp?dn=KidsHealth&lic=1&ps=207&cat_id=20143&article_set=22243
Written by a registered dietitian.
You are what you eat
http://www.4girls.gov/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
http://kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_fit/nutrition/childs_weight_p2html
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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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