Healthy Kids

Online Resources  


Click Here to access Family of Woodstock's  "Youth Yellow Pages"

The following is a website inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama’s challenge to the nation to help fight childhood obesity In it, you’ll find practical and simple steps you can take to ensure a bright and healthy future for your children:

LetsMove.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.

We Can!

Did you know that tobacco companies spend $27 Million Dollars a day marketing their products to our youth? This is more than alcohol, fast food and soda advertising combined! Learn the facts and what you can do to protect your children in the Surgeon General's new report.

Prevent Youth Smoking!


KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.

http://kidshealth.org/


CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) promotes the health and well-being of children and adolescents to enable them to become healthy and productive adults.

http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/index.htm


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The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans.

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

 

Stretching Tips for your Fruit & Vegetable Budget - www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov

 

Welcome to Fit! Being fit is much more than what you eat and how much you exercise; it's about doing quick and simple things every day in different parts of your life to get healthy. 

http://fit.webmd.com/welcome-parents

 

Get an overview of the basic facts and information you need to clue you in to what's going on with your child in all ages and stages of development.

http://children.webmd.com/

 

Mayo Clinic: Nutrition and fitness are the cornerstones of children's health.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/childrens-health/MY00383

 

Your child's health includes physical, mental and social well-being. Most parents know the basics of keeping children healthy, like offering them healthy foods, making sure they get enough sleep and exercise and insuring their safety.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childrenshealth.html

 

The mission of the AAP is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To accomplish this mission, the AAP shall support the professional needs of its members.

http://www.healthychildren.org/English/Pages/default.aspx

 

In response to the growing rates of obesity and lifestyle related chronic disease in children across the U.S., the Children’s Nutrition Collection (CNC) was funded as a pilot project of the North Bay Cooperative Library System, to serve as a simple and creative way to support local nutrition literacy for children.

http://www.childrensnutritioncollection.org/

 

We are PreventObesity.net. We support all those working to change policies and environments to help children and families eat well and move more, especially in communities at highest risk for obesity.

http://www.preventobesity.net/

 

Learn more about nutrition and exercise in fun, easy ways for you and your family.

http://nourishinteractive.com/

 

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness was created as a source of community outreach, education, awareness and prevention of the various eating disorders currently plaguing our nation. Visit this site for more information on eating disorders, getting help, and getting involved with eating disorder advocacy organizations.

http://allianceforeatingdisorders.com/

 

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation provides information for teenagers regarding general health, sexual health, and risk taking.

http://pamf.org/teen/

 UNLOCK THE CODE (95210TO KEEP YOUR CHILDREN HEALTHY AND STRONG!

http://children.webmd.com/

http://www.childrensnutritioncollection.org/

http://www.bokskids.org


Check out this helpful guide to Kid's Health written by a knowledgable mom:

 http://www.ceufast.com/articles/a-kids-guide-to-health.html