Educational and Participatory Programs
The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program facilitates collaborative planning of nutrition education programs at the state and local levels.
Information on a variety of nutrition topics, including daily tips for healthier eating, fad diets, and links to registered dietitians in your area.
Provides information on the benefits and tips for incorporating fruits and vegetables into your diet, including recipe ideas.
- Making Physical Activity Part of Your Life – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Basic information about physical activity.
Basic exercise information including fitness brochures, including information on selecting equipment, personal trainers, etc.
- Articles on physical activity for older adults:
Special programs for:
- Working out
- Getting motivated
- Advice for professionals working with older adults
Clinical Guidelines for Overweight and Obesity
- Adults: Clinical guidelines for the identification, evaluation, and treatment of adult overweight and obesity
- Children and Adolescents: Clinical guidelines for identifying childhood overweight by Body Mass Index-for-Age
- Active Living Leadership
- Robert Wood Johnson - Active Living, Obesity and Nutrition
Articles on active living and modifying the environment through land use planning. Includes interactive tools such as walkability and bikeability checklists to rate your community.
- National Center for Biking and Walking
Basic information and resource materials for improving the walking and biking environment. Includes planning materials, policy summaries and a PowerPoint presentation.
- Action for Healthy Kids
- Wisconsin Local Coalition Websites
- Governor’s Council on Fitness and Health
- Wisconsin Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program
- Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction - Nutrition
- Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
- Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics