Health and Nutrition Hotlist
Education: Health Care Perspectives for Teachers
University of San Diego Department of Continuing Education
A good site with interesting question that even kids can look up interesting
answers to on their health. It has a section called my body where can
kids can look up answers.
A good site with lots of information about nutrition and food for children
of all ages.
A site that has information about each state's kids and their issues.
The following may also be found:
School Demographics: Numbers of students, ethnic breakdown of the students,
number of school buildings, teachers, districts, and building and district
Behaviors and Risks: If available for the state, this section will contain
overweight/obesity rates, nutrition/dietary and physical activity behaviors
Health Data: Because oral health data are not collected regularly across
all states and the District of Columbia, national data are provided
in both the National and State Profiles.
Food Programs & Hunger: Percentages of food insecurity and participation
levels in the school breakfast and lunch programs.
2000 Income Demographics: Per capita income and unemployment and poverty
Links and information about statutes pertaining to nutrition and fitness.
Information about policies on food and physical education/activity in
and Assessment: National/state-specific standards and graduation requirements.
This section also describes types of assessment projects with which
states are currently involved.
Priorities: In preparation for the Healthy Schools Summit (2002), the
Council of Chief State School Officers administered a brief questionnaire
that was sent to state representatives (i.e., coordinated school health
directors/coordinators, physical education coordinators, nutrition coordinators,
etc.) during the 2002 summer period. This section has their responses.
Contains all data sources and notes for information shared in profiles
A link to other useful sites about nutrition and also a link to a site
about reading food labels.
Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids - a cyber guide for parents and kids about
nutrition and health
topics are available for families to use:
Kids in the Kitchen
Beyond the Breakfast Barrier
Your Body is a Wise Machine
Are You Overweight?
Who gets Eating Disorders?
Are you a Healthy Eater?
Problems with Food
What is Healthy Eating?
Do I have an Eating Disorder?
The Healthy Body Survey
Why do you eat?
Taking a Look at Exercise
A fun site with links for parents, educators and even foodservice workers
all on kids eating.
A site that could be used in class with links to sites about food and
A site for kids, teens and parents with a variety of topics commented
on such as: Health, fitness, food, drugs, alcohol, disease, infection,
safety, sexual health, and mental health are covered here
A site for kids to analyze and see ways of resolving their own stress.
An interesting site with activities called Walk in my Shoes- for kids
to learn about aging and what it feels like to walk in someone else's