Health Resources

Nutrition and Eating Smart:

• Meals Matter - provides a range of features to make planning healthy meals easier, such as nutrition articles, recipes, personalized cookbooks and shopping lists.

• US Department of Agriculture - offers personalized eating plans, interactive tools to help plan and assess food choices, and advice to help you find balance between food and physical activity.

• American Dietetic Association - get timely, science-based food and nutrition information you can trust.

Healthy Lifestyles:

  • Everyday Choices - Promotes eating right, getting active, not smoking, seeing your doctor (screenings) and living. Supported by American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association.

  • Center for Disease Control – information on healthy living for students, professionals and businesses.

  • Make Healthy Choices Easy –is a group of community partners collaborating to support healthy food and beverage choices and encourage physical activity among children and family.




Weight Management: 

• Aim for a Healthy Weight - provides description of body mass index, waist circumference, and disease risk.

• Information on Obesity - Explore information about obesity on the National Institute of Health's web site.

Free Fitness and Calorie Tracking sites and Apps

Emotional Wellbeing:

• Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration - Resources to promote emotional health and reduce the likelihood of mental illness, substance abuse and suicide. 

Tobacco Cessation:

• SmokeFree - Step by Step Guide to quit smoking. 

• American Lung Association - Information about smoking and how to quit.


• Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene - Find out what services are offered by the State and get the latest information on "Hot Topics”.

• National Cancer Institute - Prevention, Genetics and Causes for Cancer in general and for specific cancer types.

• Medline Plus - A service of the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health providing trusted information on health topics, drugs and supplements.