and Fitness HOTLIST
Education: Health Care Perspectives for Teachers
University of San Diego Department
of Continuing Education
Children Get Thin
This web site deals with the fact that more and more children today are
overweight. If a child is overweight what should you do to help? Wonderful
guidelines and ideas are presented to help a child who is overweight.
Happened to Gym Class?
This web site talks about a new state-of-the-art program to help get and
keep our kids in shape using methods of physical education that would
appeal to almost any child. What ever happened to P.E? Due to budget cuts
and time constraints P.E classes are disappearing at alarming rates.
5 A Day
This is a really neat web site for all different types of people who want
to learn about nutrition. There is a section specifically dedicated to
teachers and even a section for family and friends. In each section expect
to find information on how to eat 5 a day. You will also find activities
for kids on nutrition.
you know that between 5-25 % of the children in the United States are
obese? What are the causes of child obesity and what can you do to help
a child fight obesity? What can you do to prevent child obesity?
This is a web site entirely dedicated to eating disorders. Each eating
disorder is defined and signs are given to help you identify if a child
you know might have an eating disorder.
the World of Nutrition with Nutrition Explorations
web site shows kids the Food Guide Pyramid and exactly how much of one
category should be eaten daily. Click on a section of the pyramid and
a chart will display exactly how many servings of this category one should
have daily and what type of food fits into this category.
Kids From Overeating
This web site talks about helping kids from the very beginning not to
overeat. According to the web site, a child’s serving size plays a large
role in whether or not a child will have a weight problem in the future.
Guidelines to help children eat the proper amounts are given.
the Quest for Thinness, Has Your Teen Developed An Eating Disorder?
This article is dedicated to eating disorders and the desire to be thin.
We need to help children develop a healthy self-esteem as well as a healthy
body image for success.
Mealtime- The Importance of Eating Together
Often when we think of nutrition for our children we think of what they
are eating. We need to also consider whom they are eating with. Sit down
meals with our families is very important and should not be left out of
a child’s life.
At this web site you will find many different links to healthy snacks,
anytime snacks, school time snacks, and snack alternatives. This web site
would be perfect for anyone who is having difficulties finding healthy
snacks for their children.