Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Tracking Tools & Calculators

USDA Interactive tools - Many many links to check your health risks, design your diet, calculators & counters, and to test your knowledge. Links include:

  • How Can You Lower Your CholesterolDHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.Features heart healthy and therapeutic lifestyle changes for treatment and preventing heart disease. Provides meal plans, grocery shopping, reading food labels, and dining out.
  • Personal Fitness Planner - Dairy Council of California.Helps adolescents determine physical activity levels.
  • MyPyramid Tracker - USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.An online dietary assessment that provides information on diet quality, related nutrition messages, and links to nutrient information. Also assesses physical activity. Note: Replaces the Interactive Healthy Eating Index
  • Interactive Menu Planner - DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.Helps user plan meals to meet specific calorie requirements.
  • Eat Smart. Play Hard. for Kids - USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.Web page which connects kids to healthy eating and physical activity interactive learning and skill-building experiences within a virtual community setting. Includes songs, experiments, activity sheets, comics, clipart, worksheets, games, posters, e-cards, recipes, and more.
  • Estimating Your 10-Year Risk of Having a Heart Attack - DHHS. NIH. National Cholesterol Education Program.Risk assessment tool to predict an onset of a heart attack.
    and many, many, many, many more!!!

** More in the Downloads - Spreadsheets/Worksheets section

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