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For Families
For Professionals
Brody School of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
Department of Pediatrics

East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute




For Families

http://www.localstrides.com/
Web site for Region 10 of the Community Transformation Grant (CTG) project which supports initiatives to create healthier communities and reduce chronic disease. Priority areas include healthy eating, active living and tobacco-free living. The region includes Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Pamlico, Pitt and Wayne counties. The site provides nutrition and physical activity information as well as a listing of events  that support healthy living.

http://www.letsmove.gov/kids
Web site for the initiative directed by First Lady Michelle Obama that is dedicated to solving the problem of childhood obesity within a generation so that all children grow up healthy. Provides information on healthy eating and physical activity as well as ways to take action within your community.

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/kids/ 
A government web site for children that provides games, activities and information about MyPlate and ways to achieve a healthy weight. Children and families can learn about healthy eating and physical activity. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

http://www.fueluptoplay60.com/
The web site for a program founded by the National Dairy Council and the National Football League (NFL) in collaboration with the USDA, that empowers students to make small changes in support of healthy eating and physical activity.

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/
A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and National Institute of Health web site for We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition), a national program designed as a one-stop resource for parents and caregivers interested in practical tools to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight.

http://www.myeatsmartmovemore.com/
The consumer web site for Eat Smart Move More North Carolina, a statewide movement that promotes increased opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity wherever people live, learn, earn, play and pray.

http://www.kidnetic.com
A web site that tells kids cool stuff about how their body works, how eating right helps them play better and feel good, and how staying active is lots of fun!

www.smart-mouth.org
A site that has nutrition-related games and information from the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

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For Professionals

faculty

Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina
(http://www.eatsmartmovemorenc.com/)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Nutrition and Physical Activity Web sites
(http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/dnpalink.htm)

ChooseMyPlate.gov
(http://www.choosemyplate.gov/)

North Carolina Family and Consumer Sciences
(http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/fcs/F&N.html)

North Carolina Healthy Schools
(www.nchealthyschools.org)

Local Strides for Community Advancement
(http://www.localstrides.com/)

U.S.D.A. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015
(http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/)

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