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Useful Links

Physical Activity

Pedometer walking, calories and distance calculator: http://walking.about.com/library/cal/uccalc3.htm

Target heart rate calculator: http://exercise.about.com/cs/fitnesstools/l/bl_THR.htm

Online resource for walking, hiking and trail mapping: http://www.webwalking.com/walking.asp

Site to map out walking routes, count calories burned during walk, calculate walking distance, save routes, etc.: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/

Norman Parks and Recreation park and sites list: http://www.ci.norman.ok.us/parks/park-directory

www.prevention.com/cda/homepage.do

 

Weight Loss/Nutrition

How to understand and use the nutrition facts label (FDA website): http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/foodlab.html

Recipe analyzer will calculate the nutritional value of your recipes. Free user site: http://www.calorie-count.com/calories/recipe_analysis.php

Choose MYPLATE : http://www.choosemyplate.gov

Stories, newsletter, tips and recipes geared to helping to manage weight and body image. Includes websites links for adults and for kids: http://www.smallstep.gov/

Interactive menu planner designed to guide daily food/meal choices based on one day’s calorie allowance (also calculates fat and carbs consumed): http://hp2010.nhlbihin.net/menuplanner/menu.cgi

CalorieKing.com – Food database with nutritional information on over 50,000 generic and name brand foods (including over 260 fast-food chains): http://www.calorieking.com/foods/category.php?cat=21

www.weightwatchers.com/index.aspx

www.hungry-girl.com/index.php

www.allrecipes.com/index.php

www.sparkpeople.com

www.nutrimirror.com

www.eatshrinkandbemerry.com

http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/strategies/me.html

Other

BMI Calculator

http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/dnpabmi/Calculator.aspx

Obesity trends quick-facts graphic: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/trend/maps/index.htm

www.health.com/health/

www.webmd.com

www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200013

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/exerciseandphysicalfitness.html

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medlineplus.html

http://www.compassionfatigue.org/index.html

http://thefamilycaregiver.org

www.livestrong.com

http://www.oscpa.com/consumer