Resource Toolbox

Resource Toolbox

5-2-1-0 Let’s Go!
Let’s Go! helps kids and families eat healthy and be active. They partner with teachers, doctors, child care providers, and community organizations to help share the same four healthy habits of “5 2 1 0” everyday.

Accredited Schools Student Nutrition and Fitness Guide
Guide to help students of all ages and their families better understand the effects of poor nutrition and obesity, and how best to eat well, exercise, and live a healthy life.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) is working to implement policy and environmental strategies to make healthy eating and active living accessible and affordable for everyone.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Healthy Schools (CDC)
CDC’s Division of Population Health is charged with managing programs that provide cross-cutting, chronic disease and health promotion expertise, which includes programs for School Health.
The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans.

Coordinated Approach To Child Health (CATCH)
CATCH is an evidence-based, coordinated school health program designed to promote physical activity, healthy food choices and the prevention of tobacco use in children.

County Health Rankings and Roadmaps
The County Health Rankings illustrate what we know when it comes to what’s making people sick or healthy, but understanding your county’s rankings is only one component of improving your community’s health.

Good for You. Good for All. Pennsylvania Parks & Recreation
Being well, having fun, and strengthening our communities are some of the ways that local parks and recreation enhance the lives of all Pennsylvanians. It’s good for you. It’s good for all. We welcome you to start finding some good of your own. Use this site to stay connected and to find local parks in PA. from the American Academy of Pediatrics is the only parenting website backed by 64,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight
The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight serves as a translational engine for pediatric obesity prevention, assessment, management and treatment; and moves policy and research from theory into practice in American healthcare, communities, and homes.

Let’s Move!
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by former First Lady Michelle Obama, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.

Let’s Move! Active Schools
Let’s Move! Active Schools empowers you to amplify your impact among students and throughout your school by focusing on five key areas: physical education, physical activity during school, physical activity before and after school, staff involvement, and family and community engagement.

Let’s Move! Child Care
Look no further. As a child care provider, Let’s Move! Child Care is your one-stop-shop for insights and advice about early childhood nutrition and physical activity.

Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association
Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association is one of 19 state and regional milk product promotion organizations working under the umbrella of United Dairy Industry Association, a federation of state and regional dairy promotion organizations. We are the local affiliate of National Dairy Council®, which has been conducting nutrition education and nutrition research programs since 1915.

National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCPR)
The mission of the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and application of childhood obesity research, and to halt — and reverse — childhood obesity through enhanced coordination and collaboration.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

Pennsylvania Department of Health
This site contains nutrition and physical activity related information and resources.  Here you will find support information, promotional materials, statistics, research, recipes and much more.

Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
The Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), formerly the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), is the non-profit professional membership association that sets the standard for best practices in quality physical education and sport.

SPARK is a research-based, public health organization dedicated to creating, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote lifelong wellness. – See more at:

Take 10!
Healthier lifestyles, 10 minutes at a time.

University of Illinois
It can be hard to find ways to stay entertained and healthy at the same time. Most of the time, being entertained includes sitting and watching a movie, sitting and reading a book, sitting and listening to music. Stop sitting! Thanks to University of Illinois, here are some great ways fuel fun activities while staying healthy.

We Can!
We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight.