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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

Nutrition Resources for Health Care Providers

 health care providers

California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program (CDAPP) Sweet Success Resources and Training Center

CDC BMI calculator for child and teens

CDC BMI calculator for adults

USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) - Provider training on healthy eating

LA Care Child and Adolescent Obesity Provider Toolkit - What clinicians should consider in the prevention, assessment and treatment of pediatric overweight patients

Fruits & Veggies More - Fruits and vegetables recipes and activities

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Nutrition Program - Fruits and Vegetables recipes and activities.

The National Policy & Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity (NPLAN) - New Policy Package Identifies Policies and Programs That Increase Access to Drinking Water at Schools

Women, Work & Breastfeeding, Every Body Benefits - English brochure for pregnant and parenting working women

"Steps to Healthy Life, Eat Healthy! Act Healthy! Live Healthy!" - English brochure

"Steps to Healthy Life, Eat Healthy! Act Healthy! Live Healthy!" - Spanish brochure

United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report on Factors Affecting Levels of Physical Activity among Children and Adolescents Childhood Obesity

Calorie Control Council, Lighten Up and Get Moving! - Physical Activity Calorie Calculator

CDC Physical Activity for Everyone - How much physical activity do adults need?

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health Program - Physical Activity handouts and other informational Resources

Network for a Healthy California - Worksite Program - A Guideline to Establish Breastfeeding-friendly Workplaces

Obesity Society, Research, Education, Action - Scientific society dedicated to the study of obesity since 1982

California WIC Association, WIC Watch - Elmo Loves Healthy Habits! - Sesame Street: Healthy Habits for Life (available in English and Spanish) Toolkit for Child Care Providers

CDC Physical Activity Resources for Health Professionals - Promoting Physical Activity
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