Resources for living well
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 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 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 tip sheet provides information on how family members and friends can interact with those with diabetes in a polite and helpful manner.
Behavioral Diabetes Institute (BDI)
This online multimedia tutorial provides an overview of proper foot care for patients with diabetes.
This guide from the American Cancer Society® offers information on how to quit smoking.
American Cancer Society (ACS)
This booklet shares ways for kids and parents to develop a heart-healthy lifestyle as a family.
This nutrition and activity guide for parents has colorful pages filled with tips for teaching children about the importance of proper diet and regular physical activity, and to form healthy habits early on. En español
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
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