Back.com : The reason I included this site is because it contains great exercises for strengthening the back. Taking care of our backs is critical for the rest of our fitness activities. The site also helps one identify areas of pain and concern, and explains the anatomy of the back, as well as various back ailments.
Kidshealth.org: A comprehensive site with health information on newborns through teens. Published by the Nemours Foundation.
Ada.org : The official website of the American Dental Association. Provides thorough information for caring for one’s teeth, as well as pediatric dentistry. A great reference site for teachers covering oral hygiene in their health lessons!
Smartskincare.org: An independent skin care information portal for savvy consumers. The site does not sell skin care products or cosmetics, nor does it promote any.
nlm.nih.gov: A goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. Contains information on medical conditions, drugs, a medical encyclopedia and dictionary.
Merck.com/mmhe/index.html: This site contains the online version of the Merck Manual of Medical Information and is quite exhaustive in its description of medical conditions, illnesses and diseases.
This site is published by the National Women’s
Presidentschallenge.org: Published by the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. This is a great site for educators teaching the benefits of physical activity. The site provides a “challenge” for people of all age groups, offers activity logs, opportunities to join a group, as well as to earn Presidential Fitness awards.
nal.usda.gov: Published by The Food
Nutritionexplorations.org: “The fun and easy way to teach and learn nutrition.” This wonderful site for educators provides nutrition education information and resources and is also great for school foodservice personnel, parents and students.