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2008 Physical Activity Guidelines

Fitting regular exercise into your daily schedule may seem difficult at first, but the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans are more flexible than ever, giving you the freedom to reach your physical activity goals through different types and amounts of activities each week.

www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/index.html
EatRight.org

Contains food, health, and fitness information.

http://www.eatright.org/
Exercise is Medicine

Focuses on encouraging primary care physicians and other health care providers to include physical activity when designing treatment plans for patients. Includes a section specifically for communities.

exerciseismedicine.org
MyPlate SuperTracker: My Foods. My Fitness. My Health

Get a personalized nutrition and physical activity plan. Track your foods and physical activities to see how they stack up. Get tips and support to help you make healthier choices and plan ahead.

www.choosemyplate.gov/SuperTracker/default.aspx
National Institute on Aging

Offers tip sheets, posters, bookmarks, articles about exercise and physical activity, free copies of Exercise and Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide, free copies of Go4Life exercise video to use in your waiting room.

go4life.nia.nih.gov
SD Game, Fish and Parks Events Calendar

Fun activities for individuals, families or groups in South Dakota's state parks.

https://gfp.sd.gov/calendar.aspx
The President’s Challenge

Helps people of all ages and abilities increase their physical activity and improve their fitness through research-based information, easy-to-use tools, and friendly motivation.

www.presidentschallenge.org/index.shtml
Today I Will…

An educational and participatory site to help people balance the calories they eat with the calories they burn each day by making active living and healthy eating choices.

todayiwill.com
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.

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/wecan

Healthy Eating

2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Published every 5 years by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture. Each edition of the Dietary Guidelines reflects the current body of nutrition science. These recommendations help Americans make healthy food and beverage choices and serve as the foundation for vital nutrition policies and programs across the United States.

http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/
Child and Adult Care Food Program

Provides cash reimbursements for meals served in child day care centers and family and group day care homes.

www.doe.sd.gov/cans/cacfp.aspx
ChooseMyPlate.gov

ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information.

www.choosemyplate.gov
ChooseMyPlate.gov: 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.

www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips/ten-tips.html
EatRight.org

Contains food, health, and fitness information.

http://www.eatright.org/
Fruits and Veggies – More Matters

Fruits & Veggies - More Matters is a health initiative focused on helping Americans increase fruit and vegetable consumption for better health. The program is spearheaded by the Produce for Better Heath Foundation that has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help spread the word about the health benefits of adding MORE fruits and veggies to your diet.

www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org
MyPlate SuperTracker: My Foods. My Fitness. My Health

Get a personalized nutrition and physical activity plan. Track your foods and physical activities to see how they stack up. Get tips and support to help you make healthier choices and plan ahead.

www.choosemyplate.gov/SuperTracker/default.aspx
Smart Snack Calculator

Simply enter the product information, answer a few questions, and determine whether your beverage, snack, side or entrée item meets the new USDA Smart Snacks in School Guidelines.

www.healthiergeneration.org/take_action/schools/snacks_and_beverages/smart_snacks/alliance_product_calculator
Today I Will…

An educational and participatory site to help people balance the calories they eat with the calories they burn each day by making active living and healthy eating choices.

todayiwill.com
USDA National Nutrient Database

Find nutrient information on over 8,000 foods using this new and improved search feature.

ndb.nal.usda.gov
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.

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/wecan

Health & Wellness

AARP

Information, advocacy, and benefits for people age 50 and over.

www.aarp.org
Administration on Aging: Health, Prevention, and Wellness Programs

Supports health, prevention, and wellness programs that help older adults remain as healthy and independent as possible in their homes and communities.

http://www.aoa.gov
EatRight.org

Contains food, health, and fitness information.

http://www.eatright.org/
HealthyPeople.gov | Healthy People 2020

Healthy People provides objectives for improving the health of all Americans by 2020.

www.healthypeople.gov
MyPlate SuperTracker: My Foods. My Fitness. My Health

Get a personalized nutrition and physical activity plan. Track your foods and physical activities to see how they stack up. Get tips and support to help you make healthier choices and plan ahead.

www.choosemyplate.gov/SuperTracker/default.aspx
National Council on Aging

Improving the health of older adults

www.ncoa.org
National Institute on Aging

Leads a national program of research on the biomedical, social, and behavioral aspects of the aging process; the prevention of age-related diseases and disabilities; and the promotion of a better quality of life for all older Americans.

www.nia.nih.gov
NIH-Senior Health

Contains age-related health information that is easy to access. The senior-friendly website features large print, short, easy-to-read segments of information and simple navigation.

http://nihseniorhealth.gov/
SDSU Extension – Aging

Over the next 20 years, the number of adults over the age of 65 will increase dramatically. Gerontology is the study of the biological, psychological and social components of aging. SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialists are devoted to providing programming and information to equip SD communities to meet the opportunities and challenges of an aging population.

http://igrow.org/healthy-families/aging/
South Dakota Adult Services and Aging

Adult Services and Aging (ASA) provides information on services and assistance for disabled adults and older South Dakotans to live independent, meaningful and dignified lives.

http://dss.sd.gov/elderlyservices/index.asp
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.

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/wecan