Health and Wellness Information and Resources:

Aim for a Healthy Weight (.pdf)
National Institutes of Health publication about healthy weight management.

BAM-Body and Mind
The CDC's Health and Wellness website for kids, with information, games and activities.

Centers for Disease Control
Health recommendations by geographic location, food and water precautions, disease outbreak info. Considered a "must see" site for the traveler.

Choose My Plate
US Department of Agriculture's Website about healthy eating and choosing healthy foods.

Exercise and Healthy Eating for Children
Federal government web source for children's fitness and health.

Healthy Weight - it's not a diet, it's a lifestyle!
The CDC offers information on assessing your weight, balancing calories, preventing weight gain, losing weight, healthy eating, physical activity, tips for parents, health effects of obesity and being overweight, and other resources.

Health Finder
A gateway consumer health info site from the U.S. Government.

Map My Run
Free interactive website where you can map your own run, walk or dog walk route.

Massachusetts Farmers Markets
Interactive map with information and directions for Farmers Markets in Massachusetts.

Medline Plus
Health information resource website provided by the National Institute of Health and the National Library of Medicine.

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
A site that offers topics from acupuncture and Ayruvedic medicine to vision enhancement and yoga.

National Sleep Foundation
Provides informationabout sleep disorders and treatment.

Nutrition.gov
USDA website with information about healthy eating, weight managment, shopping and meal planning.

US Department of Health and Human Services
HHS.gov website with information on fitness and physical activity.

WebMD
Information regarding every aspect of the disease and treatment--free electronic newsletter available.

Weight Control Information Network
Federal government informational website provides the general public, health professionals, the media, and Congress with up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.

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