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)
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 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.
This interactive learning program helps you plan a healthful diet using nutrition labels while managing calorie intake.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
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 online tracking tool lets you track what you eat to manage your diabetes and prevent the onset of complications. Explore nearly 5,000 foods and find recipes and healthy alternatives to improve your meals. En español
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
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
This activity guide for after-school program leaders provides quick, simple things to do with kids to help them develop skills for making healthful physical activity and eating choices.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food & Nutrition Service (FNS)
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