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)
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)
This program is designed to help parents and caregivers of adolescents ages 9 to 13 improve family eating and activity habits. The program toolkit focuses on parents as role models and provides them with hands-on tools to make small, specific behavior changes to prevent obesity and help maintain a healthy weight. En español
Office on Women's Health (OWH)
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 weekly television series is dedicated to empowering the millions of Americans living with diabetes, featuring real people, real stories, celebrities, advice, and diabetes-friendly cooking.
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 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.
These three worksheets for young women can help you figure out which types of exercise you'll enjoy most and how to get started, stay motivated, and free up time for fitness.
Center for Young Women's Health at Children's Hospital Boston
This website offers teens free nutrition, health, and fitness tools, along with support and resources that help teens achieve their health goals.
This toolkit helps educate parents and children on ways to change to a healthier lifestyle and diet through a 5-2-1-0 message. The Good Health Club campaign promotes healthy choices and behaviors in children through fun, effective, age-appropriate communications. Some materials are available in Spanish.
BlueCross and BlueShield Association
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