Healthy Eating Web Resources
- American Dietetic Association: It’s About Eating Right
Nutrition facts and tips for healthy eating for men, women, infants through teens, and older adults.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Fruits & Veggies More Matters
Calculates the amount of fruits and vegetables you need. Site includes recipes and meal planners for incorporating fruits and vegetables.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Nutrition
Comprehensive site with nutrition information, BMI calculator, and resources for nutrition programs.
- FDA – How to Use and Understand the Nutrition Facts Label
Consumer tips on reading labels in English and Spanish.
- Let’s Move – Eat Healthy
First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative to decrease childhood obesity. Let’s Move will give parents the support they need, provide healthier food in schools, help our kids to be more physically active, and make healthy, affordable food available in every part of our country.
- Medline Plus – Nutrition Labeling
English and Spanish information for smarter nutrition label reading.
Has a BMI calculator, food and activity trackers, personalized menu planning and links to recipes resources as well as information on food groups and portion sizes.
- Nourish Interactive
Games for children, tips and tools for parents, blogs, and printable lesson plans, worksheets, and handouts for educators.
- Nutrition Data Nutrition Facts Calorie Counter
Generates nutrition facts labels and provides simplified nutritional analyses for all foods and recipes. ND tells you what's good and bad about the foods you eat, and helps you select foods that best meet your dietary needs. Requires sign in for some items such as tracking your progress.
Provides information and links on a wide range of nutrition topics including food guide pyramid, weight management, and how to get food assistance.
- Office of Dietary Supplements
Find answers to your questions about the when, where, how, and what’s of dietary supplements.
- Portion Distortion
Slide show on portion size changes.
- Produce for Better Health: Fruits & Veggies More Matters
Easy to navigate site for recipes, links, information, and tips on getting fruits and vegetables in your diet. Includes activities for children.
- The Power of Choice
Team Nutrition program to empower teens to choose better foods and healthy activities. Appropriate for junior high through adults.
Healthy Weight Web Resources
- American Dietetic Association – Healthy Weight
Nutrition facts and tips for a maintaining a healthy weight and weight loss.
- American Dietetic Association – Childhood Obesity
Nutrition facts and tips addressing childhood obesity at home and in the community.
- BMI Calculator
Quick and easy calculator. Part of the Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Also has links to recipes and nutrition information.
- BMI Percentiles for Children and Teens
Children's BMI-percentile-for-age Calculator – the BMI-percentile-for-age calculator automatically adjusts for differences in height, age and gender, making it is one of the best tools for evaluating a growing child's weight.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Healthy Weight
Comprehensive site with nutrition information, BMI calculator, and resources for programs.
- Encouraging a Healthy Body Image
Resources on how to talk to young teens about body image.
- NHLBI Healthy Weight Tools
Basic meal planner, BMI calculator, and portion distortion quiz.
- We Can!
We Can!® is a program designed to help children maintain a healthy weight. Site provides downloadable materials such as handouts, exercise tracking, and games for educators and parents. Click the “Get-moving” link for activities and exercise tips for the whole family.
- Weight Control Information Network
Information and publications in English and Spanish from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
Page revised: March 22, 2011