Workplace Wellness Health Education Website Resources
American Cancer Society (ACS):
This site provides information about different types of cancer, prevention, and treatment options. The American Cancer Society dietary guidelines and common questions about cancer and diet are covered.
American Cancer Society Workplace Outreach:
This site provides information on sample worksite wellness policies, tools for starting w wellness program, and information for company employees on being active, quitting tobacco, staying sun smart, and being aware. There are also recipes, resources, and Meeting Well guidelines under the “eat smart” link.
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM):
The American College of Sports Medicine advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine. This site contains health and fitness information on aerobic activity, strength training, and stretching.
American Diabetes Association (ADA):
This site has two home pages, one for professionals and one for laypersons, which provide a comprehensive resource on diabetes.
American Dietetic Association (ADA):
The American Dietetic Association is an organization of registered dietitians. This site offers information on food and nutrition, as well as upcoming conferences and events. You may also access registered dietitians in your area using this site.
American Heart Association (AHA):
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce death and disability from cardiovascular disease and stroke. Information on health, physical activity, nutrition, and overweight/obesity can be found on this site.
American Lung Association (ALA):
The American Lung Association is a national organization whose mission is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. See also ALA of Pennsylvania @ www.lunginfo.org
Berkeley Wellness Letter:
The Berkeley Wellness Letter was rated #1 by US News & World Report, The Baltimore Sun, Money Magazine, and the Washington Post for its “brisk” and “reasoned” coverage of health issues.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Overweight and Obesity:
This site provides information and statistics on obesity, as well as a Resource Guide for Nutrition and Physical Activity Interventions to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases.
Center for Science in the Public Interest:
Order the Nutrition Action Newsletter on this site.