Resources for living well
This project works to advance nutrition and physical activity policy in schools and communities in order to prevent obesity and its associated chronic diseases. It develops research-based, user-friendly tools and resources to educate audiences on nutrition and physical activity issues and help groups take action to implement strategies that will improve nutrition and physical activity environments. En español
California Project LEAN
This tip sheet offers strategies to help you improve your eating and physical activity habits. Whether you feel like change is a world away or just around the corner, the information here can help you get started.
Weight-Control Information Network (WIN)
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 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 online multimedia tutorial provides an overview of proper foot care for patients with diabetes.
Diabetes Playbook provides tips for people with diabetes to keep track of their diabetes care. The book was created jointly by health care professionals who treat diabetes as well as people living with diabetes.
Penn State Hershey Diabetes Institute
This campaign challenges diabetes educators to share the Take Charge Gold Card with their patients with diabetes who smoke or chew tobacco, a card that urges smokers to call a smoking cessation hotline, and use their "ask, advise, refer" intervention with every patient at every visit.
California Diabetes Program
This campaign provides practical resources to help motivate children and their caregivers to eat healthy and be active.
U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food & Nutrition Service (FNS)
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)
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