| Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity |
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
|Phone: || 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) |
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/index.html|
This Web site has information about healthy weight, nutrition, and physical activity for people of all ages.
|American Academy of Pediatrics|
|141 Northwest Point Boulevard|
|Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098|
|Phone: ||(847) 434-4000|
|Fax: ||(847) 434-8000|
|Web Address: ||www.aap.org|
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a variety of educational materials about parenting, general growth and development, immunizations, safety, disease prevention, and more. AAP guidelines for various conditions and links to other organizations are also available.
|American Dietetic Association|
|120 South Riverside Plaza|
|Chicago, IL 60606-6995|
|Web Address: ||www.eatright.org|
The American Dietetic Association sets standards for all types of prescribed diets. The organization produces a variety of consumer information, including videos and CD-ROM products. This group will help you find a registered dietitian in your area who provides nutrition counseling.
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and Teens|
|10140 Centurion Parkway North|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
|Phone: ||(904) 697-4100|
|Fax: ||(904) 697-4220|
|Web Address: ||www.kidshealth.org|
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
|National Agricultural Library: Nutrition.gov|
|10301 Baltimore Avenue|
|Beltsville, MD 20705|
|Phone: ||(301) 504-5414|
|Fax: ||(301) 504-6409|
|Web Address: ||www.nutrition.gov|
This Web site has information on nutrition, healthy eating, exercise, and food safety. You can use an e-mail form to ask a food-related question.
|We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition)|
|P.O. Box 30105|
|Bethesda, MD 20824-0105|
|Phone: ||(301) 592-8573|
|Fax: ||(240) 629-3246|
|TDD: ||(240) 629-3255|
|Web Address: ||http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/|
We Can or "Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition" is a national program designed for families and communities to help children achieve a healthy weight. The program focuses on three important behaviors: improved food choices, increased physical activity, and reduced screen time.