Here are some tools and links for families: Taking care of your family begins with taking care of yourself.
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Congratulations on taking the first step towards a healthier life. Your weight really matters to you and your family. By talking with your doctor and setting healthy eating and activity goals, you're setting a great example for your family, too.
Download and print these documents to take the next steps to a healthier life.
- BMI chart and personal goals English PDF | Spanish PDF
- Action plan for healthy eating English PDF | Spanish PDF
- Healthy eating progress tracking calendar English PDF | Spanish PDF
- Action plan for increasing physical activity English PDF | Spanish PDF
- Physical activity progress tracking calendar English PDF | Spanish PDF
Check Out These Websites
Use these seven resources to learn more ways to help you and your family eat healthier and increase physical activity.
ChooseMyPlate offers resources to help you improve your eating habits, such as tips for planning healthy menus and interactive tools to analyze your diet and create a personalized healthy eating plan.
Healthy Weight contains information to help you take control of your weight, including how to enjoy eating healthfully, how much physical activity you need and tips for parents.
Small Step offers tips on how to incorporate healthy eating and physical activity into daily life—one small step at a time.
Let's Move! is an initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, providing kids, their parents and caregivers with resources to help kids eat healthier and lead more active lives. Learn what an active lifestyle means, get simple strategies for success and find tools, including goal tracking for kids.
Getting Healthy provides a wide range of ideas and resources on healthy eating, physical activity, healthy kids, weight management, stress management and quitting smoking.
Eat Right from the American Dietetic Association
The Obesity Action Coalition's education tools include a variety of resources to help people meet their weight goals, including brochures, information about obesity and weight loss options, and lists of regional support organizations.
This childhood overweight and obesity prevention initiative provides checklists and other resources for parents, caregivers, schools, community leaders and other caring adults to help children stay active, eat well, and make other healthy choices.