These teaching resources, including educational classroom games and school activities for preventing obesity, will help educators develop a preschool curriculum that builds a bridge between the school, home, and community and protects young children from developing risky behaviors.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
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 resource provides tools for behavior change and information on how to create new healthy habits as well as a network to connect and share with other concerned families.
This guide shows you many types of exercise and physical activity. It also has lots of tips to help you be active in ways that suit your lifestyle, interests, health, and budget, whether you’re just starting out, getting back to exercising after a break, or fit enough to run a 3-mile race. It’s for everyone—people who are healthy and those who live with an ongoing health problem or disability. En español
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
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 guide contains easy-to-understand charts and worksheets to help you track your diabetes health and work with your doctor to develop a plan to maintain a healthy heart. It is available in English and Spanish. En español
American College of Physicians (ACP)
This guide from the American Cancer Society® offers information on how to quit smoking.
American Cancer Society (ACS)
This guide shows you how to incorporate regular physical activity into your daily life, with encouraging tips and suggested goals for getting started.
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 initiative, launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, aims to eliminate childhood obesity and create a healthy start for children by empowering parents and caregivers, increasing physical activity, providing healthy food in schools, and improving access to healthy, affordable food in every part of the country.
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