NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Eatright.org

Nutrition, physical activity, and wellness tips tailored to specific populations (i.e. children, parents, men, women, and seniors).

 

American Council on Exercise

Acefitness.org/acefit

Fitness programs, workouts, tips for healthy living, recipes, and tools to find certified fitness professionals.

 

CalorieKing

Calorieking.com

App: CalorieKing Food Search

App and pocket-sized guides that contain nutritional information for over 70,000 foods and 260 restaurants.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cdc.gov/nutrition

Strategies for improving dietary quality and database of local programs.

Cdc.gov/physicalactivity

Strategies for increasing physical activity and database of local programs.

 

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Health.gov

Updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

 

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Choosemyplate.gov

Tips for nutrition, physical activity, and eating on a budget. “What’s Cooking” tool offers recipes and menu planner.

Supertracker.usda.gov

Nutritional information, food and physical activity trackers, body weight planner, and tools for setting goals.

 

University of Sydney

Glycemicindex.com

The most extensive database for GI values. Includes information about how GI values are determined, educational materials about using the GI in our care, and some of the latest nutritional research.