Resources for living well
These programs aim to assist parents in helping children manage their weight and live healthy lifestyles with specific activities and milestones.
ChooseMyPlate.gov from the USDA illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet and provides tools for diet/calorie tracking and information on weight management, physical activity, and healthy eating. Some materials available in Spanish.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
This resource helps you by providing nutritional tracking tools and fitness plans to help you reach your weight goals.
Lose It! is a smart phone app that helps you set goals and achieve them through tracking your daily calories, habits, and exercise.
This interactive learning program helps you plan a healthful diet using nutrition labels while managing calorie intake.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
This national weight management program is designed to help veterans lose weight, keep it off, and improve their health. The materials available on this website can also be used to help non-VA patients manage their weight. En español
U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA)
This three-booklet package helps you assess your risk for developing diabetes and implement a program to prevent or delay the onset of the disease. Use the activity tracker and fat and calorie counter to help track your progress. En español
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
The Virtual Lifestyle Management program (VLM) is an online version of the Diabetes Prevention Program. It is designed to help you lose weight and become more active by incorporating healthy habits into your daily routine. It provides tools to set goals and track and manage progress. You will also receive guidance and coaching from an experienced health care professional.
This online weight management program combines proven scientific research with online technology. It is ideal for motivated individuals, as well as motivated employers and their teams, who wish to reduce weight, improve health, and build a culture of personal well-being at home and at the workplace.
This bilingual Spanish and English booklet provides helpful steps for Hispanics/Latinos to reduce your risk of a heart attack by making healthy lifestyle changes and watching your weight. En español
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)