This easy-to-use resource guide helps you make smart choices from every food group, find balance between food and physical activity, and get the most out of the calories you consume.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This website gives kids ages 9 to 13 the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices. The site focuses on topics that are important to them—such as stress and physical fitness—using kid-friendly lingo, games, quizzes, and other interactive features. The Teacher's Corner provides interactive, educational, and fun activities that are linked to national education standards for science and health.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This tip sheet gives ten tips for reducing your child's sugar intake by eating healthy foods instead of sweets.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
This bilingual Spanish and English guide provides healthy tips for reducing salt and sodium in your diet to lower your blood pressure. En español
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
This booklet provides tips and ideas to improve your eating plan and become more physically active before, during, and after your pregnancy.
Weight-Control Information Network (WIN)
This website for kids tells you cool stuff about how your body works, how eating right helps you play better and feel good, and how staying active is lots of fun! En español
This meal planning curriculum is for people living with diabetes and their support persons. The curriculum incorporates participatory nutrition education, food preparation activities, and tasting of foods. En español
Oregon Diabetes Program
This curriculum for an after-school health promotion program is designed to teach young people ages 11 to 13 about the complex media world around them and how it can affect their health—especially in the areas of nutrition and physical activity.
National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
This online tracking tool lets you track what you eat to manage your diabetes and prevent the onset of complications. Explore nearly 5,000 foods and find recipes and healthy alternatives to improve your meals. En español
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
This tip sheet helps Hispanics/Latinos at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to reduce their risk. En español
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)