Nutrition

Choose My Plate.Gov - http://choosemyplate.gov/ - Provided by the US Department of Agriculture, Choose My Plate provides current and accurate information about nutrition, as well as informative games and activity sheets.

 

Calorie Information - Conditioning

Calories Burned per minute for Various Activities - http://www.coolnurse.com/calories.htm
Lots of different activities are listed with the calories burned per minute depending on weight.

Calories Burned during Exercise - http://www.nutristrategy.com/activitylist.htm
A large chart is provided with activities and weight to determine calories burned.

Conditioning - http://www.brianmac.demon.co.uk/conditon.htm
This is a good place to get information on physical fitness.

 

Diseases - Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa - http://www.faqs.org/health/Sick-V1/Anorexia-Nervosa.html
This web page had a definition and symptoms of this eating disorder.

Bulimia Nervosa - http://www.faqs.org/health/Sick-V1/Bulimia-Nervosa.html
This site offers a definition and symptoms of this eating disorder.

 

The Food Guide Pyramid

The Food Guide Pyramid - http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/pyramid.html
This easy to understand guide to the Food Pyramid is available on this page.

MyPyramid.gov - http://www.mypyramid.gov/
Follow links to MyPyramid Plan to develop a personalized pyramid to suit your own individual needs.

MyPyramid-Interactive Pyramid - http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/kids/nutrition-pyramid.asp
This is an interactive guide to the Food Pyramid.

Nutrient - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutrient
This Wikipedia article provides a definition and examples of nutrients.

Nutrients and Foods - http://www.umass.edu/nibble/infolist.html
Check out this page to find basic information on nutrients.

Nutrients - http://www.linksnorth.com/nutrition/nutrients.html
On this page you will find a definition of nutrients as well as examples of each type.

Mission Nutrition http://kidshealth.org/kid/closet/games/game_nutrition.html
This interactive game will test your knowledge of basic nutrition.

Are You Physically Fit? - http://fitness.suite101.com/article.cfm/are_you_physically_fit
This page offers a good definition of physical fitness.

 

Fast Food Information

Survey Links Fast Food, Poor Nutrition Among U.S. Children - http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2004/040105.htm
Check out what happens when children eat too much fast food.

American Children Eating Fast Food Leads to Health Problems - http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/13227/american_children_eating_...
Find out about the affects of eating too much fast food.

Junk Food Quiz - http://cspinet.org/nutritionpolicy/junkfoodquiz.html
Check out the quiz on this page if you finish your work early.