This information and more can be found:
A great resource for healthier habits:
Eat Smart, Move More NC
Farmers Market Nutrition Programs
Be Active Kids
Updated February 2013
Childhood Overweight and Obesity Prevention Initiative: Healthy Youth for a Healthy Future
DHHS. Office of the Surgeon General.
Resources for parents, teachers, and communities to ensure a healthy future for America's children. Also in Spanish.
Helping Your Overweight Child
DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.
Information for parents to help their children develop a healthy body image and learn healthy eating and physical activity habits.
National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR)
National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research.
A collaboration among CDC, NIH, USDA, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) aimed at accelerating research progress to stop and reverse childhood obesity in America. Includes:
Take Charge of Your Health: A Guide for Teenagers!
Provides information on weight control, physical activity, healthy food choices and dietary guidelines for adolescents.
These and other resources can be found at:
Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs – Video (National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Espanol - Actué Rápido Frente a las Síntomas de un Ataque al Corazón - Video (National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute)
Mind Your Heart : A Mind/Body Approach to Stress Management, Exercise, and Nutrition for Heart Health (Harvard Health Publications)
Mayo Clinic Wellness Solutions for Heart Health (DVD)
Saving Women's Hearts: How You Can Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease With Natural and Conventional Strategies by Martha Gulati and Sherry Torkos (2011)
Heart Smart for Black Women and Latinas: A 5-Week Program for Living a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle by Jennifer H. Mieres M.D. FACC FAHA, Terri Ann Parnell RN M.A. and Carol Turkington (2008)
Updated September 2012
Women's Health Info Center
NC Women's Hospital
101 Manning Drive, CB# 7600
Chapel Hill, NC 27514