Community Resources

Community Resources

Nutrition and Recipes (cultural, seasonal, school lunch box – best packing tips, post-school snacks)

(get from partners, links to Hickman’s and others)

Arizona Nutrition Network: http://www.eatwellbewell.org/

Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition (We Can!):

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/index.htm

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/HealthierKids/Healthier-Kids_UCM_304156_SubHomePage.jsp

Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Initiative: http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/

Arizona Farm Bureau http://fillyourplate.org/index.html

U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s MyPlate Program

Fast Food Pocket Guide

Arizona Nutrition Network http://www.eatwellbewell.org/

Maricopa County Public Health Nutritionist Hotline

American Dietetic Association: http://www.eatright.org/cps/rde/xchg/ada/hs.xsl/home_4875_ENU_HTML.htm

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Heart-Healthy Recipes: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/index.htm#recipes

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Nutrition Research Center: http://www.bcm.edu/cnrc/?PMID=0

Importance of drinking water: http://nutrition.about.com/od/hydrationwater/a/waterarticle.htm

Teaching center on healthy eating in Tucson: http://extension.arizona.edu/content/s-tucson-gets-center-teaching-healthy-eating-keeping-slim

Fitness and Exercise – seasonal, after school, weekends

Spaces to Play throughout Maricopa County: http://www.spacestoplay.org/

Arizona Department of Health Services Division of Public Health Services Nutrition and Physical Activity Program: http://www.eatsmartgetactive.org/

Let’s Move! America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids

USDA Eat Smart Play Hard

Groups  (CIR, St. Luke’s, others)

http://slhi.org/publications

http://www.cir.org/

Advocacy – could include resources or information for parents to advocate for things such as PE, healthier school lunches, etc.

American Heart Association Alliance for a Healthier Generation: http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3030527

National Association for Sport & Physical Education: http://www.aahperd.org/naspe/

http://www.slowfoodusa.org/

http://www.slowfoodphoenix.org/

http://www.healthychild.org/live-healthy/eat-healthy/resources/

Other Links

We Can!

http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/children/index.html

http://healthiergeneration.org/default.aspx

Market on the Move https://www.the3000club.org/index.php?option=com_jevents&view=cat&task=cat.listevents&Itemid=89

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): http://www.aap.org/obesity/index.html; http://www.aap.org/obesity/community_partners.html?technology=2

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Leadership for Obesity Prevention and Control: http://www.cdc.gov/Features/HaltingObesity

National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality: http://www.nichq.org/childhood_obesity/index.html

Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health: http://hp2010.nhlbihin.net/portion/

The President’s Challenge: http://www.presidentschallenge.org/

Medline Plus (A service of the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health): http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/obesityinchildren.html

http://healthyliving.azcentral.com/