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Starting a Walking Program
Starting a Walking Program
This step by step manual helps you create a 5K walking program. This manual has been designed to get people more physically active and ultimately improve their health.
MyPlate.gov
MyPlate.gov

The core projects of the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) support the following objectives:

  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • USDA Food Guidance System (MyPlate, MyPyramid, Food Guide Pyramid)
  • Healthy Eating Index
  • U.S. Food Plans
  • Nutrient Content of the U.S. Food Supply
  • Expenditures on Children by Families
Let's Move! Toolkit for Faith Communities
Let's Move! Toolkit for Faith Communities
First Lady Michelle Obama is calling all faith and community leaders to help with her "Let's Move" initiative, which focuses on fighting childhood obesity. Visit the link for a free toolkit designed for faith communities.
Aim for a Healthy Weight
Aim for a Healthy Weight
This booklet for adults contains practical, easy-to-use information for losing and maintaining weight - including tips on healthy eating and physical activity, other options such as weight loss medications and weight loss surgery, setting weight loss goals, and rewarding success. The booklet also includes portion and serving size information, sample reduced calorie menus, tips on dining out, a sample walking program, weekly food and activity diary, and more.
10 Tips Nutrition Education Series
10 Tips Nutrition Education Series

The Ten Tips Nutrition Education Series provides consumers and professionals with high quality, easy-to-follow tips in a convenient, printable format. These are perfect for posting on a refrigerator (or bathroom stall).

These tips and ideas are a starting point. You will find a wealth of suggestions here that can help you get started toward a healthy diet. Choose a change that you can make today, and move toward a healthier you. These tips are also available in Spanish.

Leadership for Healthy Communities
Leadership for Healthy Communities
National program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation designed to support local and state government leaders nationwide in their efforts to reduce childhood obesity through public policies that promote active living, healthy eating and access to healthy foods. LHC places special emphasis on promoting policies with the greatest potential for increasing sustainable opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating among children at highest risk for obesity.
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Mindful Eating
Mindful Eating
A 14 page curriculum that guides congregants through an educational dining experience. This program gives participants an opportunity to slow down, experience dining in a very conscious way, and develop a healthier relationship with food. This program is especially appropriate for Lent and Advent.
We Can! Ways To Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition
We Can! Ways To Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition

 We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight. We Can! provides helpful information and dozens of valuable resources for your family, including tips, worksheets, and tools, all designed to help your family stay healthy.

Portion Plate
Portion Plate
From our friends at Episcopal Retirement Homes: The Portion Plate is a portion control dietary program that promotes a balanced, nutritional approach to meal planning. Recent scientific studies show that nearly 60% of Americans are overweight, and that one of the main reasons for this growing epidemic of obesity is that we simply eat too much food. To help curb that trend, Episcopal Retirement Homes’ (ERH) Parish Health Ministry is launching The Portion Plate program, which is customized for congregational use.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grants
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grants

Annual grants are given for innovative, community projects to improve health for vulnerable populations.

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