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Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Programs
600 S. Commonwealth Ave., 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Tel: (213) 639-6400
FAX: (213) 639-1034

Culturally Appropriate Resources for Overweight and Obesity

 Preschool kids

California Dairy Council - Health Professionals Client Programs

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute - Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH - Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension eating plan focuses on reducing the amount of sodium consumed by offering tips, sample menus, and recipes, as a means of lowering blood pressure and reducing the risk of hypertension.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Dietary Guidelines for Americans - The Dietary Guidelines for Americans has been published every 5 years since 1980 by The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Guidelines serve as the basis for Federal food and nutrition education Programs and provide authoritative advice on how good dietary habits can promote health.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Healthy People 2020 - Healthy People provide a framework for national prevention through a series of health objectives and goals designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health, challenging individuals, communities and professional to take specific steps to achieve good health.

United States Department of Agriculture -

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Aim for a Healthy Weight - Professional educational materials include Obesity Clinical Guidelines, Evidence Report and Executive Summary, evidence model and tables, slides, BMI calculators and tables, and much more.

US Department of Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Information Resource - Ethnic and cultural resources on disease, food habits, food pyramids and cultural diversity and eating in American

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