Nutrition.gov provides food and nutrition information from across the federal government. Learn about smart nutrition, what’s in food, meal planning, shopping and cooking, weight management, life stages, dietary supplements, and more.
Bioed Online features lessons on the water cycle and global warming, the X chromosome, sleep and daily rhythms, muscles and bones, and food and fitness. Experts offer presentations (streaming videos) on classification, cloning, viruses, infectious diseases, animal behavior, Mendelian genetics, genomes, sleep and performance, body systems, childhood obesity, asthma, ecosystems, populations, nutrition and energy, and […]
Game On! The Ultimate Wellness Challenge is a back-to-school effort to promote nutrition, physical activity, and learning. It includes a database of changes schools can make to improve nutrition and physical activity. Topics in the “Resources to Improve Schools” database include advertising, after school programs, a la carte foods, assessment tools, childhood obesity, family outreach, […]
Online Health Science Curriculum provides over 300 interdisciplinary activities designed to help students learn about blood, bones, the brain, cardiovascular system, diabetes, forces and motion, health careers, hearing, levers in the body, nutrition, obesity, oral health, population demographics, the pulmonary system, sleep, stereotypes, and vision.
Nutrition and Physical Activity focuses on physical activity and good nutrition. Explore the new food pyramid. Learn about body mass, bone health, cancer, dietary guidelines, fruits and vegetables and weight management, healthy eating tips, heart disease, intensity levels of various activities, obesity, physical activity statistics and recommendations, stairwells, tips for parents, and weight management ideas.
ChooseMyPlate.gov illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image?a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl.
Healthy Youth offers recommendations to help states, districts, and schools implement health programs and policies that promote healthy behaviors among youth. Recommendations cover topics including, policy development, curriculum development and selection, instructional strategies, staff training, family and community involvement, evaluation, and links between components of a coordinated school health program.
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Let’s Move! reports that nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese. Yet, a 2013 report form the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that there is a trend towards decreased activity for youth. Lifestyles that include physical activity and good nutrition […]