National Resources

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10,000 steps

Adult obesity information

Aim for a Healthy Weight – bmi calculator and toolkit

Choose My Plate – interactive toolkit, replaces “food pyramid”

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Eat Healthy-Be Active Community Guidelines – fun facilitator guide to six one hour workshops based on the Physical Activity Guidelines and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Food tracker- Personalized nutrition and physical activity plan; foods and physical activities tracker; tips and support for healthier choices

George Washington University’s Obesity Infographic – fascinating overview of US obesity statistics

Healthy Food Access Portal - Resources and strategies to increase access to healthy food in underserved areas from PolicyLink, The Food Trust, and The Reinvestment Fund

Healthy People 2020 – national health benchmarks

HealthyPeople.gov – tips to meet the national health benchmarks

Leading causes of death by county

Navy “Fitness and Fueling” information sites
www.navyfitness.org/fitness/noffs/ 
www.navyfitness.org/
www.med.navy.mil/sites/nmcphc/health-promotion/Pages/default.aspx

Nutrition Basics

Physical Activity Guidelines

Portion Distortion – interactive quiz on changing portion sizes

Sodium Reduction

Take Action for Me and My Family

Trends in Obesity – PPT startling maps of increased national obesity rates since 1985

Water – meeting your daily fluid needs


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