Wellness Links And Resources

Here you’ll find links to reliable information on Nutrition, Fitness, and other Health Topics, Chronic Illnesses and Workplace Wellness to help you create and maintain a successful worksite wellness program. 

Nutrition

NEW! Eat Fresh (San Francisco Human Services Agency)
Cooking Light 
Eating Well
Food Network
Meals Matter (Dairy Council of California)

Fitness and Exercise

Walk This Way Toolkit (American Council on Exercise)
Tai Chi for Beginners
Fitness Center Locator
NEW!  30 Days of Yoga (with Adriene)
Physical Activity Recommendations for Heart Heatlh (American Heart Association)

Weight Management

NEW! Facts on Fad Diets
10 Ways to Lose Weight without Going on a Diet (About Health)
Fitness & Nutrition Articles (FitDay)
Weight Loss: The No-Diet Approach (MedicineNet)
Weight Watchers

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Prevention

NEW! Leaders’ Insights about Work-Life Balance  (Syracuse University)
Stress Management (Helpguide)
Promoting Student Mental Health (Accredited Schools Online)
Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Resources (CWA WIC Can Help Campaign)
Mental Health and Depression Resources (CWA WIC Can Help Campaign)

Other Health Topics

NEW! Wellness Internet Resources (compiled by American Red Cross WIC)
Healthy Meeting Toolkit (CSPI)
Lactation Support (CDC)
NEW! Breastfeeding and Parenting (KellyMom)
Tobacco Free Workplace (CDC)
Health A-Z (WebMD)

Chronic Illness Prevention

American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association — Getting Healthy
10 Myths about Heart Disease (Harvard Medical School)

Workplace Wellness Programs

Healthy Workplaces: A Resource Guide for Worksite Wellness (Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts)
Active for Life (American Cancer Society)
Stop Diabetes @ Work (American Diabetes Association)
Walking Clubs (American Heart Association)
Worksite Nutrition & Physical Activity Resources (CDPH-MCAH)
Take Action! (Network for A Healthy California)
Workplace Health Promotion (CDC)

Employer Resources

California Fit Business Kit! (CDPH-NEOP)
The California Wellness Foundation (Grants)
Workplace Wellness Nutrition Education Materials (Dairy Council of California)
Six Dimensions of Wellness Model (National Wellness Institute)
Employer Toolkit: Financial Incentives for Healthy Lifestyles (Business Group on Health)

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