Children's Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity

The EAP can help employees and their families with issues surrounding the challenges of parenting.  EAP provides information, referrals and consultations.  For more information or to discuss parenting issues, contact the EAP toll-free at 1-800-322-5327 or email at eap@umassmed.edu.

Here are some websites with information and ideas that will help with raising healthy children:

Aim for a Healthy Weight (.pdf)
BAM-Body and Mind for Kids
Child and Teen Health-National Institutes for Health
ChooseMyPlate.gov
HealthyChildren.org (sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics)
Healthy Eating & Physical Activity Across Your Lifespan-Tips for Parents
Healthy Weight-Tips for Parents
Keep the Beat:Deliciously Healthy Eating Recipes
KidsHealth.org
LetsMove.gov
LetsMove.gov for Kids
NASA: Train Like an Astronaut
Parents: ABCs of Raising Safe and Healthy Kids
Physical Activity for Kids
President's Challenge
WeCan-Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition
Young Men's Health