Wellness Related Links
America on the Move(opens in a new window)
https://www.americaonthemove.org - - Founded by James O. Hill, PhD and John C. Peters, PhD. America On the Move Foundation (AOMF) is an evidenced based, non-profit organization located in Denver, CO. Our mission is to improve health and quality of life by promoting healthful eating and active living among individuals, families, communities and society.
President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (opens in a new window)
http://www.fitness.gov - - The Council serves as a catalyst to promote good health through fitness, sports and nutrition for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities through partnerships in national, state and local organizations, programs, and initiatives.
Lose It! (opens in a new window)
http://www.loseit.com - - (iPhone, Android) Helps you set a daily calorie budget, track your food and exercise, and stay motivated to make smarter choices and achieve your goal.
Joan Salge Blake (opens in a new window)
http://people.bu.edu/salge/ - Here you will find nutrition tools, weight management info, and healthful tips.
Harvard School of Public Health (opens in a new window)
http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource - - For anyone baffled by the government's MyPlate program, Harvard offers an easier-to-use blueprint for planning healthy meals.
National Association for Health and Fitness (NAHF)(opens in a new window)
http://www.physicalfitness.org - - The National Association for Health and Fitness (NAHF) is a non-profit organization that exists to improve the quality of life for individuals in the United states through the promotion of physical fitness, sports and health lifestyles. NAHF accomplishes this work by fostering and supporting Governors and State Councils.
Society for Human Resource Management (opens in a new window)
http://www.shrm.org/hrdisciplines/benefits/Articles/Pages/Wellness-Resource-Page.aspx - - This site provides information on wellness programs.
SPARKPEOPLE (opens in a new window)
http://www.sparkpeople.com - - Our weight loss program teaches people to stop dieting and transition to a permanent, healthy lifestyle. Far beyond just weight loss, SparkPeople helps everyone learn to eat better and exercise regularly—for life. And people who don't want to lose weight can still join and benefit from SparkPeople's tools, resources and community features. In addition to informative articles and interactive tools, such as fitness trackers and meal plans, members can find support and encouragement from our vibrant, positive community of members and experts. We pride ourselves in offering medically accepted weight-loss and healthy lifestyle recommendations that are easy to understand and implement.
GO4LIFE-National Institute on Aging (opens in a new window)
http://go4life.nia.nih.gov/ - - U.S. National Institute on Aging Go4Life program that is a campaign designed to help older adults fit exercise and physical activity into their daily lives. This web site is an excellent resource, with tip sheets and information for both participants and professionals.
Project Know - Understanding Addiction(opens in a new window)
www.projectknow.com/research/addiction-treatment/ - - This site is for anyone who wants a solid solution for their drug addiction woes. It provides a listing of Addiction Treatment Centers and other resource information.
My Fitness Pal (opens in a new window)
https://www.myfitnesspal.com - - Is a diet and fitness community built with the purpose in mind: providing you with tools you need to achieve your weight loss goals. Register for free food and fitness plan. Great recipes can be found at the site too!
Exercise Prescription (ExRx) (opens in a new window)
http://www.exrx.net - - A free resource, featuring comprehensive exercise libraries (>1400 exercises), fitness assessment calculators and reference articles.
Calorie King (opens in a new window)
http://ww.calorieking.com - - Teaches healthy habits that will last you a lifetime, if you are willing to commit.
LIVE STRONG (opens in a new window)
www.livestrong.com - - We provide tools and applications that make it easier to live a better, healthier life. LIVESTRONG.COM's flagship tool is MyPlate - a comprehensive food and fitness tracker leveraging the largest online food and fitness database. MyPlate Mobile is a smart phone app that offers the same functionality on-the-go. Both tools provide information and utility to transform smart food choices into natural habits.
LIVESTRONG.COM empowers members to quit smoking hrough MyQuit Coach - a smoking cessation app offering a personalized quitting plan, while also providing support and encouragement from social circles. LIVESTRONG.COM engages the community through challenges that encourage short-term and long-term healthy living changes.
Our recipes offer one of the largest databases of meal options. We believe that enjoying food is part of living a healthy life. Recipes allow members to create and share food options based on dietary preference while still providing detailed nutrition data.
Loops, our mapping tool for local running, cycling, walking and hiking routes provides another solution for members who want to blaze their own trail and track their success.
FITDAY (opens in a new window)
http://www.fitday.com - - Provides a free online diet journal and calorie tracker. It is quick and easy. Fitday offers a Dietition service as well.
DrugNews (opens in a new window)
http://www.drugnews.net - - This is a drug information site dedicated to patient safety and to inform consumers about potential dangers and medical devices that may exist with their prescribed or over the counter pharmaceuticals. This site will be constantly updated to provide current information about potential side effects, recalls and more. Our informatino also includes avenues for potential recourse should the patient be adversely effected by the drugs.