CUMC's Health Initiative - Seasons of Wellness
Your path to a healthy lifestyle is just a click away
Tips about how you and your family can incorporate good
nutrition and regular exercise into your lives.
Diet and Nutrition
The official Nutrition and Physical Activity site produced by the Center for
Disease Control and Prevention. There are many links at this site where you can find
information about diet and health, obesity in America, and physical activity recommendations
American Heart Association gives you information about how to eat healthy. Here you
can read about dietary recommendations to live a healthy lifestyle, get tips for healthy food shopping, and
get heart healthy recipes
How you can make your diet a HEART HEALTHY diet.
- Look up information about different food groups, vitamins, minerals and dietary
Fruits and vegetables: 5 a Day Fruits and Vegetables.
Learn about the
benefits of eating more fruits and vegetables.
Daily tips from the American Dietary Association for how to eat healthy
Food Guide Pyramid
Portion control and serving sizes
Seasonal fruit and vegetable websites
This site is great for vegetarians who want to learn about having a healthy diet.
There is even a link for vegetarians who are diabetic
Health and Diseases
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
This site teaches you what you need to know about blood pressure, including preventing high
blood pressure and what you should know if you have high blood pressure
This is the official website for the American Diabetes Association. Here you can find many
resources to help manage your diabetes such as getting tips on food shopping, eating out,
meal planning, and exercising
This is a great site where you can find out information about osteoporosis, what causes it,
and how you can prevent it. This site also provides information in Spanish
Exercise and fitness
General Information about Health
Weight Management and Obesity
Nutrition and Health for Children
Women's Nutrition and Health