The following networks allow users to work together to achieve the goal of better care at a lower cost. Download network resources to learn more.
The body mass index (BMI) is an approximate measure of body fat. It is a figure that can indicate if your weight is healthy for your height. BMI is used to screen for weight categories that could potentially lead to health problems. Find out more here.
As a caregiver, you tend to put others first. How do you put yourself first? Here are some reources around losing weight, exercises, super-healing foods, improving strength and flexibility, and more.
Most of the sodium we consume is in the form of salt, and the vast majority of sodium we consume is in processed and restaurant foods. Your body needs a small amount of sodium to work properly, but too much sodium is bad for your health. Check out these resources on reducing your sodium intake, with recommendations for healthy recipes.
This chart shows various chair exercises for persons with diabetes
Healthy eating tips from Choose My Plate, a government website.
Information about understanding food labels
Every Body Walk! Is a campaign aimed at getting Americans up and moving. Through the help of a number of partners, Every Body Walk! Is working to spread the message that walking 30 minutes a day, five days a week really can improve overall health and prevent disease.
A Web source for federal food and nutrition education programs, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide advice on promoting health through good dietary habits.