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Resources for Healthcare Professionals

  • AIM Toolkit - A free toolkit from the American Academy of Family Physicians with resources for physicians and patients. Resources include:

PHYSICIAN RESOURCES:

  • Physician Primer
  • Fitness Posters  
  • BMI Measuring Tools  
  • Fitness Prescription Pad  
  • Toolkit CD

PATIENT RESOURCES:  

  • Personal Fitness Assessment     
  • Food and Activity Journal   
  • Health Guide flashcard

Waiting Room and Educational Materials

  • Finding your way to a healthier you - Based on the US Dietary Guidelines (PDF, 228 KB) 
  • How to Avoid Portion Size Pitfalls to Help Manage Your Weight  (PDF, 816 KB)
  • Rethink Your Drink (Sweetened Beverages) (PDF, 513 KB)
  • Fruits and Vegetables brochures 
  • How many fruits and vegetables do you need? (also available in Spanish)
  • Three simple steps to eating more fruits and vegetables (also available in Spanish)
  • Choose smart, choose healthy
  • Why do fruits and vegetables matter to men?
  • How to use fruits and vegetables to help manage your weight? (also available in Spanish)
  • Can eating fruits and vegetables help people to manage their weight?  Research to practice series #1.
  • Physical activity recommendations for older adults from CDC
  • Training Opportunities

      Sponsored by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, this certificate training provides opportunities for education on cutting edge information, skills, resources needed to counsel overweight children and adolescents. This certificate is designed for nutrition professionals to produce competent providers of comprehensive weight management care for children and adolescents. See link for more information and upcoming conference dates.

    Sponsored by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, this certificate provides education on the clinical management of overweight and obesity, current research, behavior modification, and other pertinent topics. This certificate is designed for nutrition professionals to produce competent providers of comprehensive weight management care for adults. See link for more information and upcoming conference dates.

    • Growth Charts- Self-directed, interactive training modules for health care professionals on using the CDC growth charts. 

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