A replacement for the outdated food pyramid. A comprehensive guide to healthy eating, weight loss, and physical activity.
Includes USDA dietary guidelines, links to information on the food pyramid, and additional nutritional information. The ‘food planner’ tool is a bit tedious, but very useful in evaluating your menu and eating habits.
American Heart Association: check out the ‘getting healthy’ section for information on food choices, physical activity, weight loss, stress management, and smoking cessation.
Diabetic or not, this is an excellent resource for healthy lifestyle choices: healthy food choices, weight management, and exercise.
A comprehensive nutrition resource with sections on meal planning and shopping, food labels, nutrition’s effect on certain diseases.
American Medical Association: click on the ‘patients’ tab for great information on healthy lifestyle, medical conditions, and how to get the most out of your doctor/patient relationship.
American College of Physicians: Go to the ‘patients’ tab for a database of information on diseases and conditions.
A great source of organic food right here in South Arlington. Check out their recipes, health calculators, and coupons!