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Directory: Nutrition & Weight Control Resources

by Judith Gill
Nutrition & Weight Control Tools
Caloric Expenditure Charts (Calories burned during exercise)
Calories by Activity & Body Weight Part 1: www.health-runr.com/nutricode/charts.htm

Part 2: www.health-runr.com/nutricode/charts2.htm

www.internetfitness.com/calculators/calburncalc.htm

healthplanner.chatelaine.com/fitness/count.htm

www.caloriecontrol.org/exercalc.html

www.coolrunning.com/engine/4/4_1/94.shtml

Running: www.runnersworld.com/article/0,,s6-51-58-0-1069,00.html
Calories Burned in Various Fitness, Health & Occupational Activities www.nutricise.com/calculators/calorie.jsp

www.chatelaine.com/health/tools/article.jsp?content=20040123_142944_5048

Minutes to Burn Calories for Different Foods www.diet-i.com/calorie_table/index.htm
Energy Expenditure Calculators nat.crgq.com/energy/ec.html
Walking Calorie Calculator walking.about.com/library/cal/uccalc1.htm
Walking Calorie & Distance Calculator walking.about.com/library/cal/uccalc2.htm
Pedometer Walking Calorie & Distance Calculator walking.about.com/library/cal/uccalc3.htm

 

Caloric Input Charts (Calorie content of foods)
Food Calorie Charts & Other Tools www.bhg.com/home/Food-Calorie-Chart.html

www.annecollins.com/calories

Calories & Fat Content by food type www.diet-i.com/calorie_chart
Fast Food Calorie & Fat Gram Calculators www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/flash/health/caloriecounter/counter.htm
Caloric Intake Required - based on exercise www.diet-i.com/calorie_table/index.htm
USDA National Nutrient Database www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/cgi-bin/nut_search.pl

 

Weight Control Tools
Are You Ready to Lose Weight? www.weightwatchers.ca/util/qzs/questions.aspx?quiz_id=12&tabnum=4&tabsub=asm
Weight Loss Quizzes www.weightwatchers.ca/util/qzs/index.aspx?tabnum=4
Body Composition Tests www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4489
Weight Loss, Nutrition & Fitness Tools www.fitnessandfreebies.com/tools.html
Body Mass Index Calculators www.caloriecontrol.org/bmi.html

www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/bmicalc.htm

www.nutricise.com/calculators/bmi.jsp

walking.about.com/cs/calories/l/blbmicalc.htm
Weight Loss Calculator - time required to lose weight ww4.bhg.com/cgi-bin/weightloss.cgi
Body Fat Calculator walking.about.com/cs/calories/l/blbodyfatcalc.htm
Healthy Weight Calculator www.caloriecontrol.org/ibw.html
Ideal Weight Calculator walking.about.com/cs/calories/l/blcalcweight.htm
Weight Maintenance Calculator www.caloriecontrol.org/calcalcs.html
Daily Calorie Needs Calculator walking.about.com/cs/calories/l/blcalcalc.htm
Daily Calorie & Nutrition Intake Calculator foodtv.ca/reference/nutrition
Weight Loss Daily Diet Plans - 1200 to 2400 calories images.meredith.com/bhg/pdf/EatingPlan_
WeighLess3.pdf
Weight Loss Diet Planner lhj.com/lhj/dietplanner

 

Nutrition Tools
USDA Interactive Healthy Eating Index & Physical Activity Tool 147.208.9.133
Meal Planners hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/menuplanner/menu.cgi

www.dietitians.ca/english/meal/mea_index.html

www.chatelaine.com/foodrecipes/tools/
mealplans/article.jsp?content=904909
40-30-30 Diet Calculator: Ratio of carbohydrates, proteins, fat grams of total calories per day walking.about.com/cs/calories/l/bldietcalc.htm
Nutrition, Fitness & Weight Loss Tools www.fitnessandfreebies.com/tools.html
Daily Calorie & Nutrition Intake Calculator foodtv.ca/reference/nutrition
Protein Calculator www.womenfitness.net/protiencalc.htm
Hydration Calculator www.bottledwater.org/public/hydratio_main.htm

 

Recipes
USDA Recipes & Tips for Healthy, Thrifty Meals www.usda.gov/cnpp/Pubs/Cookbook/
thriftym.pdf
American Heart Association Recipes www.deliciousdecisions.org/cb/index.html
Mayo Clinic - healthy recipes, extensive collection www.mayoclinic.com/invoke.cfm?objectID=
C301BB78-4C79-4CE7-812797F2B14D1416&rdStop=1
Mayo Clinic - quick & healthy recipes www.mayoclinic.com/invoke.cfm?objectid=
C3E49458-ADC3-47D4-BC67C1926A041AC2&locID=
Recipes low-sugar & for diabetics; also low-fat www.lifeclinic.com/whatsnew/cookbook/cookbook.asp

www.fitnessandfreebies.com/sitemap1.html

Recipes Finders recipes.chatelaine.com/

www.foodfit.com/recipe_search.asp

www.bhg.com/bhg/recipe/

eat.epicurious.com/recipes/enhanced_search/
index.ssf/?/recipes/enhanced_search/index.html
Handy Cooking Tools foodtv.ca/reference/printables
Cooking School - how to cook, preserve foods, etc. ww4.bhg.com/bhg/category.jhtml?categoryid=/templatedata/bhg/category/data/c_54.xml
Progress Charts, Diaries & Logs
Nutrition & Weight Loss Diaries
Food Diaries www.caloriescount.org/onlinediary.html

www.fitnessandfreebies.com/fitness/foodexform.html

healthplanner.chatelaine.com/tools/index.htm (must login)
Workout-Snacks Diary (must login) healthplanner.chatelaine.com/tools/index.htm
Weight Loss & Walking Chart walking.about.com/library/day/xdiary.htm
Washington Post Lean Plate Weight Loss Club program description www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/liveonline/02/health/squires010802.htm
Week 1 chart www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/health/daily/graphics/jan02/leanplate.htm
Week 2 chart www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/health/daily/graphics/leanPlate_011502.html
Week 3 chart www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/health/daily/graphics/leanPlate_012202.html
Week 4 chart www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/health/daily/graphics/leanPlate_012902.html
Week 5 chart www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/health/daily/graphics/leanPlate_020502.html
Week 6 chart www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/health/daily/graphics/leanPlate_021202.html
Week 7 chart www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/health/daily/graphics/leanPlate_021902.html
Week 8 chart www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/health/daily/graphics/leanPlate_022602.html
Free Newsletters
Nutrition
Food Fit food, fitness & healthy living info www.foodfit.com/
newsletter_signup.asp
Nutrition Bytes www.channel1media
.com/Ramona/bytes.html
The Fruit Newsletter www.thefruitpages.com
/subscribe.shtml
Weight Control
Washington Post Lean Plate Club - diet & exercise info, chat room www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/
wp-dyn?node=admin/email
Walk of Life 10-Week Weight Loss & Walking Program

walking.about.com/c/ec/1.htm

EDiets - quite commercial, but has some good info www.ediets.com/news/subscribe.cfm
Weight Loss E-zine subs.zinester.com/85523
CalorieKing.com - commercial but has some good articles & recipes www.calorieking.com/newsletter/
subscribe.php
Nutrition Organizations & Journals

American

American Dietetic Association

www.eatright.org/

American Heart Association

www.americanheart.org/

Center for Science in the Public Interest

www.cspinet.org
Harvard Medical School www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIH
W000/325/325.html?k=navx408x325

Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.com
/findinformation/healthylivingcenter/

National Dairy Council - Nutrition Explorations

www.nutritionexplorations.org

Tufts University Nutrition Navigator

navigator.tufts.edu/about.html

US Center for Disease Control - Nutrition & Activity

www.cdc.gov/nccdphp
/dnpa/news.htm

USDA National Nutrient Database

www.nal.usda.gov
/fnic/cgi-bin/nut_search.pl

US Food & Drug Administration

www.fda.gov/

US Food & Nutrition Information Center

www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/

Canadian

Canada's Food Guide

www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpfb-
dgpsa/onpp-bppn/food_guide_rainbow_e.html

Canadian Information Food Council

www.cfic.ca/special.asp?lang=english

Canadian Partnership for Consumer Food Safety Education

www.canfightbac.org
/english/indexe.shtml

Canadian Wellness

www.canadianwellness.com

Dairy Farmers of Canada

www.nutritionstuff.org
/engl/health/index.asp

Dieticians of Canada

www.dietitians.ca/

Health Canada - food information

www.hc-sc.gc.ca/
english/lifestyles/food_nutr.html

Commercial

Consumer Report Online

www.consumerreports
.org/main/home.jsp

Medbroadcast - Latest media nutrition & health information

www.medbroadcast.com

Quackwatch

www.quackwatch.com

Ultimate Handbook

www.ultimatehandbook.com
Weight Control Organizations & Information
Canadian
Canadian Health Network – search on “weight control” & “weight loss” www.canadian-health-network.ca
Health Canada’s Weight Management Website www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpfb-dgpsa/
onpp-bppn/healthy_weights
_e.html
American
4Women.gov – US government weight control resources & Links – search on “w” www.4woman.gov/
search/A2ZSearch.CFM?letter=W
American Heart Association (AHA) Position Paper on Obesity and Overweight 216.185.112.5/presenter
.jhtml?identifier=4639
American Institute for Cancer Research – A Healthy Weight for Life www.aicr.org/brochures/wl.htm
American Society of Bariatric Physicians specializing in Weight Management & links www.asbp.org

www.asbp.org/linksframeset.htm

BodyHealthImage.org www.bodyimagehealth.org
Calorie Control Council www.caloriecontrol.org
Centers for Behavioral and Preventative Medicine www.lifespan.org/behavmed
/ResearchWeight.htm
Council on Size & Weight Discrimination www.cswd.org
Harvard Medical School – weight management resources www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/
WSIHW000/14220/14220.html
Healthy Weight Network www.healthyweight.net
iVillage Inc.

diet.ivillage.com

Links to Many Reputable Medical & Health Organizations specializing in Weight Management www.asbp.org/linksframeset.htm
Managing Your Weight www.primusweb.com/fitness
partner/library/weight
/weight02.htm
Mayo Clinic – information on weight control www.mayoclinic.com/find
information/conditioncenters
/subcenters.cfm?objectid=12BBDBC0-
4553-4CED-8BB40C7D23899D49
NA Association for the Study of Obesity www.naaso.org/
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases – Weight-control Information Network; also Weight Loss & Control www.niddk.nih.gov/
health/nutrit/win.htm

www.niddk.nih.gov/
health/nutrit/nutrit.htm

Obesity Meds & Research News www.obesity-news.com
Obesity Online www.obesity-online.com
Partnership for Healthy Weight Management www.consumer.gov/weightloss
Shape Up America www.shapeup.org/
weightmanagement.html
Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight and Obesity www.surgeongeneral
.gov/topics/obesity
TOPs – Take Off Pounds Sensibly www.tops.org
Tufts University Recommended Weight Websites www.navigator.tufts.edu/weight
University of Pennsylvania – Weight & Eating Disorders www.uphs.upenn.edu/weight
US Center for Disease Control – Obesity & Genetics www.cdc.gov/genomics
/info/perspectives/obesity.htm
US Center for Disease Control – Overweight & Obesity – extensive documents & links www.cdc.gov/nccdphp
/dnpa/obesity
US Guidelines – Aim for a Healthy Body Weight www.health.gov/dietary
guidelines/dga2000/
document/aim.htm#weight_top
US National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute – Obesity Education Initiative www.nhlbi.nih.gov
/about/oei/index.htm
US National Institutes of Health – Aim for a Healthy Weight www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public
/heart/obesity/lose_wt/patmats.htm
USDA Food & Nutrition Information Center – Weight Control & Obesity – extensive resources www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/
etext/000060.html#xtocid2381852
Weight.com www.weight.com/index.asp
WeightWatchers www.weightwatchers.
com/index.aspx?
Women Fitness Obesity Center www.womenfitness.net/obesity.htm
Commercial
Cyberdiet www.cyberdiet.com/reg
e-Diets www.ediets.com/news/?cid=12
FoodFit.com www.foodfit.com/signup
/signup.asp?plink=427
Frank Smoot – lots of articles www.coachfranksmoot.com
Homemaker’s Magazine – search on “weight” www.homemakers.com/home
makers/client/en/home/home.asp
Jenny Craig www.jennycraig.com
MochaSofa – search on “weight” www.mochasofa.ca/Mocha
sofa/client/en/Health/Home.asp
Ntricise www.nutricise.com
Nutrimondo nutrimundo.com
Nutrio.com www.nutrio.com/servlet/nutrio
The Diet Center www.thedietchannel.com
Weight Directory www.weightdirectory.com

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