ROCK - Reduce Obesity in Central Florida Kids
Let's Get Moving / Healthy Snack Ideas / Nutrition & Wellness
Reversing the Childhood Obesity epidemic is a priority among a number of national organizations, including the National Institutes of Health,
Centers for Disease Control and even the White House. Here's some information - including studies and news - that might help you understand
more about it.
  Healthy Tips!
Parent Tip Sheets
1. Food and Your Family.pdf
2. Make Veggies Fun.pdf
3. Dairy Foods are Nutritious.pdf
4. Snack to Health.pdf
5. Family Style Dining.pdf
6. Sensible Snacking.pdf
7. Nutrition Labels.pdf
8. The Truth About Juice.pdf
9. Parents-Champions of Change.pdf
10. Tasty Healthy Smoothies.pdf
11. Play Time is Fun.pdf
12. Limit Screen Time.pdf
13. Guidelines for a Healthy Diet.pdf
14. Don't Overdo It.pdf
15. Healthy Protein Alt to Meat.pdf
16. Go Green.pdf
17. Age Appropriate Exercise.pdf
18. Planting a Kitchen Garden.pdf
19. Vending Mac Do's and Don'ts.pdf

Rx Prescription for Healthy Living using the 521 AN
messaging in English and Spanish available for download.

Click on the links below to view the Message-

Rx Message (English).
Rx Message (Spanish).

  Statistics and Research  

Regional Information on Childhood Obesity
Click on the link below to view the PRC 2006 Child and Adolescent Community Health Survey-
covering Brevard, Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties:

PRC 2006 Child and Adolescent Community Health Survey

Florida Overview about Childhood Obesity

The 2010 Florida Chartbook provides a detailed overview about childhood obesity in Florida and also
includes a comprehensive look at health status and behaviors based on weight status of children and
youth. It further describes the environments (family, school and community) where the children and
youth evolve. Click on the link below to view the Chartbook:


  Nationwide Resources    
  America On the Move - is a free, internet program designed to get
people exercising more and eating less with tools to track physical
activity. Articles feature health, wellness and activity information
and there's a unique support system that offers ways to loate
partners for exercise encouragement.
  The President's Challenge - is a program that encourages all Americans
to make being active part of their daily lives with special sections for
kids, teens, adults, seniors and educators.
  KidsHealth - is the largest and most visited site on the Web, providing
doctor-approved health information about children from before birth
through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center
for Children's Health Media, the award-winning site provides families
with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health and wellness
  Keep Kids Healthy - is a medical and parenting website designed as
"a Pediatrician's guide to your childrens' health and safety." It is
meant to supplement medical advice you receive from your child's
healthcare provider. The site provides information on product recalls,
immunization schedules, growth charts and a body mass index
calculator, as well as exercise and fitness advice for kids.
  The White House Task Force report on Childhood Obesity - Learn
about the findings of a special task force commissioned by President
Barack Obama that examined the causes and solutions of childhood
obesity, and recommendations on how to end it within one generation.
  Let's Move! - Started by First Lady Michelle Obama, the Let's Move!
campaign has the goal of solving childhood obesity within a generation
so that children born today will reach adulthood at a healthy weight.
Let's Move! has developed a comprehensive approach that engages all
sectors impacting the health of children and provides schools, families
and communities with useful tools and guidance to help kids be more
active, eat better, and get healthy.
  We Can! - Research shows that parents and caregivers are the primary
influence on children 8 to 13 years old. A national education program
We Can! offers parents and caregivers tool, activities and
information to help encourage healthy eating and increased physical
We Can! is the result of a pertnership among some of the leading
health institutes, including The National Heart, Lung, and Blood
Institute, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney
Diseases, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health
and Human Development, and the National Cancer Institute.
  BAM! - Started by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),
an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
(Body and Mind!) is designed for children ages 9-13 years old and provides
information to make healthy lifestyle choices.
  Feet Not Fuel - A fun and interactive website that helps you understand the
ecological, economical, exercise and health benefits of safely walking and biking to school!

  Statewide Resources    
  What is America on the Move in Florida    
  History of Florida on the Move (PDF)    
  Florida KidCare    
  Florida WIC    
  Adventure to Fitness    
  Regional Resources    
  Central Florida YMCA    
  Florida Children's Hospital - HIP Program    
  Superfit Family Challenge    
  Walking School Bus    
  Brevard County Resources    
  Brevard County Parks and Recreation    
  Brevard County Health Department    
  Brevard County Extension Service    
  Health First    
  Parrish Health and Fitness Center    
  Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization    
  Orange County Resources    
  Bridge to Independence    
  Callahan Head Start Program    
  Center for Multicultural Wellness & Prevention Project    
  Children's Cabinet of Orange County    
  City of Orlando Parks & Recreation    
  Coalition for the Homeless    
  Community Health Centers    
  Early Learning Coalition of Orange County    
  Get Active Orlando    
  Health Masters Club    
  Healthy 100 Kids    
  Healthy Families Orange    
  Healthy Kids Today    
  Healthy Start Coalition    
  Hebni Nutrition Consultants, Inc.    
  John H. Bridges Community Center    
  Mission: FIT Possible    
  Nemours Children's Clinic    
  OCPS District 5    
  Orange County Health Department    
  Orange County Health Department - Healthy Start    
  Orange County Health Dept. - WIC    
  Orlando Magic Youth Foundation    
  Parramore Kidz Zone    
  Teen Xpress-H. Phillips Center    
  USA Dance, Orlando Chapter    
  Osceola County Resources    
  Osceola County Health Department    
  Osceola County District Schools - Wellness Program    
  Seminole County Resources    
  Seminole County Parks and Recreation    
  Seminole County Health Department    
  5-2-1 Almost None      
  Adventure to Fitness      
  Arnold Palmer Medical Center      
  The Annika Foundation      
  Boys and Girls Club of Central FL      
  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Foundation      
  Brevard County Parks and Recreation      
  Brevard Healthcare Forum      
  Brevard County Schools      
  Central Florida Partnership on Health Disparities      
  Central Florida YMCA      
  Early Learning Coalition of Brevard County      
  Early Learning Coalition of Osceola County      
  Early Learning Coalition of Seminole County      
  Florida Hospital Center for Health Futures      
  Florida Hospital for Children      
  Get Active Orlando      
  Girl Scouts of Citrus Council      
  Health Council of East Central Florida      
  Health First      
  Healthy Start Coalition of Osceola County      
  Hebni Nutrition      
  Hispanic Health Initiatives      
  Junior League of Orlando      
  Kids House of Seminole      
  Nap Ford Community School      
  Nemours Children's Clinic - Orlando      
  Orange County Health Department      
  Orange County Public Schools      
  Orlando Department of Health      
  Orlando Health      
  Osceola County Public Schools      
  Parrish Health and Fitness Center      
  Seminole County Health Department      
  Seminole State College      
  Teen Xpress      
  The Children's Cabinet of Orange County      
  The Harmony Institute      
  University of Central Florida College of Medicine      
  University of Central Florida School of Social Work      
  UCF Sports & Fitness / GeoMotion      
  University of Florida - Brevard Extension      
  University of Florida - Osceola Extension      
  Valencia Community College      
  Welltrax Wellness Center      
  Winter Park Health Foundation      
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