Resources for living well
This booklet addresses the special challenges for very large people who are physically active and provides tips and ideas to become more active and healthier—no matter what your size.
Weight-Control Information Network (WIN)
These programs aim to assist parents in helping children manage their weight and live healthy lifestyles with specific activities and milestones.
American on the Move is an evidence-based nonprofit dedicated to helping you take small steps and make small lifestyle changes for a healthier way of life. This website will help you improve your health and quality of life through healthful eating and active living. Includes an online community, articles on making healthy choices, and more. En español
America on the Move (AOM)
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 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 quit smoking program helps you re-learn your life without cigarettes. The EX Plan helps you see quitting not as one big war, but as a number of little battles you can actually win. Includes tools to chart your progress and set your quit smoking date.
These guidelines will take you through five steps for getting started with a fitness program, including assessing your fitness level, desigining a program that's right for you, assembling your equipment, taking action, and monitoring your progress.
This online program helps you begin the journey to quit smoking by taking you through a series of modules with activities designed to help you prepare to quit and stay committed.
American Lung Association (ALA)
This application for the iPhone and iPad provides users with instant access to diabetes nutrition facts for making healthy eating choices.
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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