Body Mass Index – The BMI is a measure of your weight relative to your height. BMI is a reliable indicator of total body fat, which is related to the risk of disease and death. Use the BMI calculator to estimate your total body fat.
Food and Activity Dairy – Record keeping is one of the most successful behavioral techniques for weight loss and maintenance. Write down your diet, exercise, and behavioral goals at the bottom of the diary.
Menu Planner – The interactive menu planner is designed to guide daily food and meal choices based on one day’s calorie allowance. It may be used in advance to plan a meal, or at the end of a day to add up total calories, as well as fat, and carbohydrates consumed.
Menus – These sample reduced-calorie menus provide an example of a balanced diet for 1200 and 1600 calorie menus. Traditional-American, Asian-American, Southern-Cuisine, Mexican-American, Vegetarian-American menus are available.
Making Health Behavior Change – Making changes in regards to your health is hard to do. Setting specific goals and realizing why you want to change is the first step. This website provides guidance on how to make behavior changes one step at a time.
Calorie Counter (Search for Individual Foods) – Search through this database for the foods you’ve eaten throughout the day. This website is a fast and easy way to keep track of how many calories the foods you enjoy count for in your daily total.
Exercise Calculator (For Individual Activities) – How can you burn off some of those extra calories before they turn into extra pounds? Try this to see how many calories you expend doing your favorite exercise or activity.
Weight Maintenance Calculator – Find out how many calories you need to maintain your current weight.
2000 Calorie Meal Plan – These delicious meal plans were created by dietitians who won the Calorie Control Council’s Healthy Menu Contest. They average 2,000 calories a day and are low in total fat and saturated fat.
Interactive Health Tools – You can view your ‘baby’s growth timeline’, download recipes for your PDA, send an e-health card, view your ‘body by numbers’, or take the ‘Chocolate Quiz’ all in one click at this Harvard Medical School website.
Comprehensive Health Assessment – RealAge Assessments include quizzes and other tools to help you determine your risk of disease and what you can do to reduce that risk. Each assessment is based on state-of-the-art scientific research tailored to you.