Links & Resources

California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness Program
Are YOU Gettin Played by Ronald McDonald? To download, click here.  (1.31 MB, 1 page)

Outside the Wrapper and In Between the Bun: The Whole Truth About Fast Food. To download, click here. (PowerPoint presentation, 6.4 MB, 36 pages)

Supporting good nutrition and physical activity in 2001: a list of nutrition activity ideas. To download, click here.  (183 KB, 4 pages)

Three Week Healthy Snack Menu. To download, visit: www.canfit.org/nutrition_snackplan.html

Nutrition

California 5 A Day Campaign.
Visit www.ca5aday.com or call 888-EAT-FIVE (888-328-3483) for free brochures and materials on fruits and vegetables.

California Center for Public Health Advocacy. To find out about the fitness level of youth in different California Assembly Districts and other resources visit www.publichealthadvocacy.org.

California Food Policy Advocates. For information and assistance with CA food and nutrition programs visit www.cfpa.net or call 415-777-4522.

California Project LEAN materials. Visit www.dhs.ca.gov/lean or call 916-323-4742 for a list of materials and an order form.

The Center for Weight and Health. University of California, Berkeley. For resources, tools, literature, links, and directories related to weight, physical activity, and nutrition visit www.cnr.berkeley.edu/cwh.

CHOW: A Nutrition Curriculum for Grades 7-12. Center for Science in the Public Interest. Visit www.cspinet.org or call 1-800-237-4874 for CSPI resources and materials.

Generation Fit Action Package. American Cancer Society. To order, visit www.cancer.org or call 1-800-ACS-2345.

Healthy School Meals Resource System. U.S. Department of Agriculture. Visit http://schoolmeals.nal.usda.gov or call 301-504-5719.

 

Body Image

Body Aloud! Helping Children and Teens Find Their Own Solutions to Eating and Body Image Problems. The Body Positive. To order, call 510-548-0101

 

Soda

Liquid Candy. Report by Center for Science in the Public Interest, 1999.
To order, call 202-332-9110.

Soda Consumption Puts Kids at Risk for Obesity, Bon
e Fractures, Osteoporosis, and Cavities. (Fact Sheet.) California Center For Public Health Advocacy. To download, visit http://www.publichealthadvocacy.org/resources/Soda%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf

Sugar Coating the Facts. (A lesson plan that examines the food industry’s influence on nutritional habits.) To download, visit www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/20020219tuesday.html.

 

Fast Food

Schlosser, Eric. Fast Food Nation:
The Dark Side of the All-American Meal. Boston, MA: Houghton-Mifflin Company, 2001.

 

Physical Activity

California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance.
Visit www.cahperd.org or call 916-922-3596 or 800-499-3596 (CA Only).

SPARK After School. Sports Play and Active Recreation for Kids. Binder contains more than 450 pages of games, dances, sports, management tips, and many more practical tools for youth leaders of children ages 5-14. For more information visit www.sparkpe.org.

Sport Time: PE, recreation, athletics, aquatics, dance and health supplies and equipment. Visit www.sportime.com or call 800-283-5700

 

Hip-Hop

Allhiphop.com, Sohh.com, Rapstation.com.

These sites provide up-to-date info on the hip hop scene including lyrics of the week, daily hip-hop news, interviews and real talk, music reviews, rumors, community boards and chat rooms.

Culture Shock Dance Troup, Inc.
Email: angiebunch@cultureshockdance.org.
Info line: 619-223-2463.

Davey D’s Hip-Hop Site.
One of the largest, most comprehensive hip-hop sites, including reviews, articles, photos, new releases, hip hop history, and research. Visit www.daveyd.com

Hip–Hop Directory.
A guide to hip-hop resources worldwide, including links to online magazines, record labels, artists pages, audio sites, and discussion forums. Visit www.hiphop-directory.com.

Original Hip–Hop Lyrics Archive.
Essential for both hip–hop headz and concerned parents who wish to see for themselves what their kids’ favorite rap artists are saying. Visit www.ohhla.com.

The Rap Dictionary.
Dictionary of hip hop slang, also includes information on hip hop artists and album suggestions.
Visit www.rapdict.org.

Dancer’s Delite. For those who are into the art of B–Boying and Break Dancing.
Visit www.msu.edu/user/okumurak.