This easy-to-use resource guide helps you make smart choices from every food group, find balance between food and physical activity, and get the most out of the calories you consume.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
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)
This website has ideas, instructions, and videos of fun activities and games for students in grades 4-8.
San Diego County Office of Education
This website gives kids ages 9 to 13 the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices. The site focuses on topics that are important to them—such as stress and physical fitness—using kid-friendly lingo, games, quizzes, and other interactive features. The Teacher's Corner provides interactive, educational, and fun activities that are linked to national education standards for science and health.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This guide uses visual representations to show the benefits of regular exercise to those with diabetes. It gives suggestions to get more active and includes places for you to write your ideas and create your own physical activity plan.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
This guide will help you fit physical activity into your life—your way. Decide the number of days you’ll exercise, the types of activities you’ll do, and the times that fit your schedule.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This guide, designed for Alaskan Natives, shares success stories about how small changes, such as increased physical activity and healthier eating, are helping to prevent or manage diabetes.
Indian Health Service
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.
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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