- Basal Metabolism
Find out how many calories you should consume a day by calculating your basal metabolic rate first.
- Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
“The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is fighting to free America’s youth from tobacco and to create a healthier environment. The Campaign is one of the nation’s largest non-governmental initiatives ever launched to protect children from tobacco addiction and exposure to secondhand smoke.”
- Center for Food Safety
All about food safety from the Food and Drug Administration. Includes coloring pages, games, factsheets. Something for everybody.
- Children’s Defense Fund– This organization provides wonderful statistics and information useable for research projects. Find topics such as children and welfare, daycare, family income, guns, health care, juvenile crime, and nutrition.
- CNN Food and Health News
Discover the latest news and video about health at CNN. CNN covers diet, fitness, parenting, conditions and more, including expert insights from Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
- Eating disorders: anorexia and bulimia
Eating disorders are common in the United States – between 5 and 10 million people have them. For more information about anorexia and bulimia.
- Eating disorders: Thin at all costs
Eating Disorders: Thin At All Costs? We’ve all heard that “it’s what’s on the inside that counts,” right?
- FDA Kids’ Home Page
Learn all about braces, pets in the home, safety, mad cow disease and much more.
- Food & Cooking Chemistry
Learn about the chemistry of foods and cooking. Get information about vitamins, minerals, processes, herbs, ingredients, and other kitchen chemistry.
- Food Allergy News for Kids
This site is just for kids and is all about living with food allergies.
- Food and Nutrition Information Center
USDA website with information about food safety, food composition, USDA reports and more.
- The Food Guide Pyramid
The Food Guide Pyramid is an outline of what to eat each day based on the Dietary Guidelines.
- Girls Health
Provides information for teen girls about fitness, nutrition, relationships, drugs and alcohol, safety, and emotions. Current and reliable government information.
- Healthfinder Health and Medical Information
Rated the #3 education site by Web 100. Provides information on diseases, health, nutrition, prevention, and more. Also provides information by interest group.
- Healthier US.gov
The HealthierUS initiative is a national effort to improve people’s lives, prevent and reduce the costs of disease, and promote community health and wellness.
HealthRock is a fun way to learn about health and wellness, with original music, games and animation.
- Health World Online
HealthWorld Online is the leading resource on healthy living, alternative therapies and body mind spirit health. Focusing on Self-Managed Care.
- The Healthy Fridge!
This site contains some excellent tips for maintaining a healthy heart and good diet through sensible fridge management.
- Home Economics links for cooking
Home Economics links for cooking and baking.
InteliHealth – Featuring Harvard Medical School’s consumer health information. Information on symptoms and treatments for most diseases.
“All you need to know about sports and fitness in a nutshell…whether you’re training for the Olympics, or just going to Physical Education class.”
Includes articles, animations, games, and health resources for parents, teens, and children.
- Mayo Clinic Health
Here is current, reliable and useful information about health issues and medical information
- NIDA for Teens
NIDA for Teens Web site provides illustrated material for many drugs.
- Neuroscience for kids
Intended for elementary and secondary school students and teachers who are interested in learning about the nervous system and brain with hands on experiments and science fair ideas.
- Nutrition Links for Kids:
Links to sites about Food and Eating, Food Pyramid, Vegetarianism, Vitamins and Minerals
- Online Health/Nutrition Games
Play online health and nutrition games, educational or just for fun.
- Partnerhship for a Drug Free America: Kids and Teens
“A prevention guide for kids and teens to help them avoid substance abuse and deal with peer pressure to experiment with illegal drugs. In-depth information on how to say no to drugs, how to help friends with drug abuse problems, and facts about the short and long-term effects of drugs and other substances.”
- PBS TeacherSource
PBS TeacherSource features Health and Fitness lessons and activities for all ages
- Preteen Health Talk
providing reliable health information and other resources for the preteen crowd.
- The Real Truth About Fast Foods and Nutrition
From ThinkQuest Jr., Learn the basics about a nutrition and a healthy diet. … Learn to read the fine print in fast food ads.
- Seeing, hearing, smelling world
Research and articles on the three best-known human senses: vision, hearing and smelling. Learn how humans see, how we hear and how we.
- Shape Up America!
Fitness and weight loss programs and professionals to assist in fitness and weight management goals.
- USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
Search this USDA database for nutrition information about fast food and other foods.