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Health Websites

Check out the following websites for health information and activities for kids, parents and teachers.

El Internet en Español:

¡Niños!
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kidspan/kids.htm
Juegos, sorpresas, música, dibujos animados para colorear, ¡y mucho más! Diversión para toda la familia. ¡Cinco estrellas!

Ciencia Para Niños:
http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/espanol/kids/index.html
Con muchas actividades sobre ciencia y nutrición.

Yahoo Lista Sobre Salud
http://espanol.yahoo.com/Salud/
Todo lo que necesita saber sobre salud para toda la familia.

Tu Pediatra
http://www.tupediatra.com/
Noticias y artículos para toda la familia. Diversión para usted y sus hijos.

Salud.com
http://www.salud.com/
¡Lleno de recursos! Para mujeres, hombres, padres, jovenes y personas de la tercera edad.

Especially for Kids!

Kids Page
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/home.htm
Games and surprises, music, animated pictures to color, and much more! Fun for the whole family! Five stars!

Neuroscience for Kids
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html
Enjoy activities and experiments on your way to learning more about your brain through fun, interactive games and activities.

For Teens!

California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness Program
http://www.canfit.org/index.html
The California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness (CANFit) Program aims to improve the nutritional and physical fitness of California´s low-income youth. This site provides resources and lists health related links.

For the Family!

KidsHealth.org
www.kidshealth.org
Created by the medical experts at The Nemours Foundation, KidsHealth.org has loads of information for parents and children of all ages on infections, behavior & emotions, food & fitness, and growing up healthy, as well as games and animations!

Lion and Lamb
http://www.lionlamb.org/
Lion and Lamb is dedicated to promoting nonviolence and provides information about the effects of violent entertainment, toys and games on children's behavior. Find resources, action kits for parents, and information about workshops, seminars, and events at this site.

Action Alliance for Children
http://www.4children.org/index.htm
Provides information about the current trends and policy issues affecting children and their families.

Nutrition related sites!

What Are We Feeding Our Kids?
http://www.4children.org/news/599food.htm

From Action Alliance for Children (http://www.4children.org/index.htm)
Read the study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association that identifies unhealthful diets and lack of exercise as serious problems for today's kids. The heart-risk factors, like high cholesterol levels, were especially widespread among Mexican American and African American children.

Dole 5-A-Day
http://www.dole5aday.com/
The Dole Fruit Company provides educational materials for teachers and activities for families in this site. Lots of information about fruits and vegetables from A-Z with songs, games and coloring pages for kids!

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
http://www.cspinet.org/
A nonprofit education and advocacy organization that focuses on improving the safety and nutritional quality of our food and seeks to promote health through educating the public about nutrition and alcohol. Lots of articles and information, including special reports about sugar in the diet, soft drinks, and health (
http://www.cspinet.org/new/sugar.html and http://www.cspinet.org/sodapop/liquid_candy.htm)

Food and Nutrition Information Center (USDA)
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/
The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) is one of several information centers at the National Agricultural Library, part of the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service You can access all of resource lists and databases, as well as many other food and nutrition related links from this award winning site.

American Dietic Association(ADA)
http://www.eatright.org/
A wealth of food and nutrition information, links, daily tips, and news.

From the US Department of Agriculture!

USDA Home Page
http://www.usda.gov/
This site takes you to pages about the environment, health, biotechnology, gardening and more. Special sites for kids in English and Spanish!

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