Healthy Living Tools
Calculators, Checklists, Coloring Pages, and more
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person’s weight and height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems.
To see if you know how today’s portions compare to the portions available 20 years ago, quiz yourself on Portion Distortion I (2003) and Portion Distortion II (2004). You will also learn about the amount of physical activity required to burn off the extra calories provided by today’s portions.
The Daily Food Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your food plan is personalized, based on your age, gender, height, weight, and physical activity level. A helpful Worksheet is also available to help you keep track.
SuperTracker can help you plan, analyze, and track your diet and physical activity. Find out what and how much to eat; track foods, physical activities, and weight; and personalize with goal setting, virtual coaching, and journaling
The iconic My Plate image with 8 simple health tips.
States the amount of calories burned for each exercise shown.
This poster gives safe use-by dates for various foods.
Check out the posters, videos, and information sheets about portion sizes. Download the portion control tip sheet to learn simple, everyday actions you can take to maintain a healthy weight and choose the proper portion size when dining out or eating at home, or the portion control information handout.
Portion control is a critical part of successful weight loss and weight management. The WebMD Portion Size Plate gives you easy-to-understand visual guidelines to help you avoid some common portion-size pitfalls.
These video demonstrations of how much sugar is in different sugary drinks make a great visual impact.
Calculate how your sugar loaded drinks add up.
Discover your healthcare options and find local healthcare services. Our “Find a Doctor” section helps you find both free and paid healthcare options – results are shown on a map or as a list. The “Healthcare FAQ” section helps answer questions about topics like: your healthcare options, student health insurance, and new healthcare law.
The toolkit was designed to help States identify evidenced-based obesity prevention policy and environmental change strategies and interventions to include in their SNAP-Ed plans for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 and beyond.
At LA’s BEST, children go straight into the program after the last bell rings, without ever leaving school grounds. From Sun Valley to San Pedro, El Sereno to Venice, students at 189 elementary schools across LAUSD are greeted after their last class of the day with a nutritious snack, help with their homework, and exciting things to do and learn.
A checklist to help healthcare providers evaluate their cultural sensitivity. Developed by Angelica Earls.
The Color Me Healthy! coloring and activities book was created by the LA Trust to help kids learn how to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle. There are 10 health tips in this book with coloring pages and activities for every age. Created by Asia Tail.
La versión en español:
El libro de colorear y actividades fue creado por L.A. Trust para ayudar a los niños a mantener un peso saludable y a mantenerse fisicamente activos. Hay 10 recomendaciones de habitos saludables en este libro con actividades para cada edad. Cada recomendacion ensena a los ninos como escoger opciones saludables de comida y ejercicio. Por Asia Tail.
A continuación, grapado!
An illustrated toolkit for high school students to design and create promotional shirts for their school’s health or wellness center, or for other projects. Created by Asia Tail.