Health & Nutrition Sites:

URL: http://www.dairycouncilofca.org/

Dairy Council of California provides  free and ready-to-use nutrition education programs for California teachers that meet state content standards. Click on "Educators."

URL: http://www.mealsmatter.org/

Meals Matter shares many meal planning ideas and recipes for healthy eating.


    
 

URL: http://204.48.191.17/public/learning/policies/foodandfitness.htm

Food and Fitness is a Did-You-Know document for staff to share with students and parents.

URL: http://www.harvestofthemonth.com/

Harvest of the Month shares strategies designed to motivate and empower students to increase consumption and enjoyment of a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables and to engage in physical activity every day.

URL: http://caloriesperhour.com/index_food.html

caloriesperhour is a free food calories and nutrition calculator.

 

URL: http://www.kidshealth.org/

KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. There is much information presented in understandable language. There are fun,  interesting graphics and several interactive activities. (Site recommended by Jacob)

 

URL: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/bmi/calc-bmi.htm

BMI Calculator  presents a body mass index calculator. Links for children and teens can be found in the upper right corner. Dr.Juretic recommends this site.

 

URL: http://www.tara-source.com/appendix/bodymass.html

THE SOURCE shares information for making  body mass index calculations. This site is recommended by Dr. Juretic, who recommends using metric calculations which he says are much easier.

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