Helpful Links

Professional Associations

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Official site of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietectics, which has public information related to the nutritional management of various diseases and conditions for all ages and populations.


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American Diabetes Association

Official site of the American Diabetes Association which has information on diabetes, how to manage the disease and how to make healthy choices when living with diabetes.


Celiac Disease Foundation

Official site of the Celiac Disease Foundation which offers information related to celiac disease and gluten-free living for the management of the disease.


National Academy of Sports Medicine

Official site of the National Academy of Sports Medicine which has information on becoming a certified personal trainer as well as other fitness certifications.



Calculators and Trackers

BMI Calculator

Mayo Clinic Tool to calculate your BMI using your age, weight and height.

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Activity Tracker

Online activity tracker presented by the American Heart Association where you can log your walking routes, along with entering in daily meals and snacks.


Calorie King

This website allows you to search through hundreds of food items, as well as many well-known restaurant chains for caloric information, plus it even has a calorie calculator to help you determine your daily caloric needs.

Fitness and Diet Apps

My Fitness Pal

Free calorie counter and diet tracker where you can log your activity and foods daily. Also available for iPhone and iPad.


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Lose It!

Weight Loss Program and Calorie Counter: Free app for iPhone and iPad where you can log your daily activity and food intake – it even has a bar code scanner when you are not able to look up nutritional information.

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Runtastic GPS

Free app for iPhone, Android and Windows phone which tracks your activity using GPS technology to help you achieve your health and fitness goals.

Nike+ Running

Free app for iPhone which tracks your runs and progress while keeping you motivated to reach your goals.

Healthy Recipes

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Eating Well

Here you can find a ton of quick, healthy recipes along with a menu planner- it even has meal plans

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Cooking Light

Another website devoted to healthy recipes, based on your interest, such as quick and easy, vegetarian, or holiday dishes

All Recipes

You can find even more meal plans and ideas here, and it allows you to even search by ingredient based on specific items you may have available to whip up a quick meal.

101 Cookbooks

Another website where you can search for recipes by meal, ingredient, or season

Special Interest

Clean Eating

Website devoted to the idea of clean eating where you can find more information on it, as well as recipes and meal plans to get you started.

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The Paleo Diet

Information defining the Paleo diet along with recipes and additional research on this diet trend.

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Dietary Supplements

Information compiled from the National Institutes of Health regarding various dietary supplements.

Fitness 101

WebMD's beginners guide to exercise.

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A resource for bodybuilding supplements.
Culinary recipes delivered to your home, easy to make in 30 minutes or less!

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Calculate! Health

Health-Related Calculators
  • Target Heart Rate (THR)
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Body Fat Percent (BFP)
  • Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)
  • Caloric Usage
  • Summary
Target Heart Rate Calculator

Maximize the benefits of cardiovascular activity when you exercise in the zone of your target heart rate (THR).

Resting Heart Rate

Lower Limit

Target HR

Upper Limit

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Body Mass Index Calculator

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women.

Imperial (lbs, inches)
Metric (kg, cm)


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Body Fat Calculator

Calculate your Body Fat as a percentage (lbs or kg - inches or cm).

Imperial (inches) Male
Metric (cm) Female

Body Fat Percent

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Basal Metabolic Rate Calculator

Basal Metabolic Rate Calculation.

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Metric (kg, cm) Female


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Caloric Usage Calculator

Calculate your total energy expenditure in calories using your calculated BMR.

Lightly Active
Moderately Active
Very Active
Extra Active
Calculated BMR

Calories Burnt

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Health Summary

This is your calculated health summary.

Target Heart Rate:
Body Mass Index:
Body Fat:
Basal Metabolic Rate:
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