Resources to help manage your weight.
Balancing daily calories with daily physical activities helps maintain a healthy weight. These tools may help.
Overweight and Obese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) page defines overweight and obesity and helps people assess health risks associated with weight using BMI, waist circumference, and other factors.
Body Mass Index (BMI)- Calculators (adults, teens and children)
A measure of body fat based on a person’s weight and height, BMI is one tool used in assessing health risks of over and underweight.
Shape Up America- Site offers a wealth of information, including many helpful tools and calculators:
Physical Activity Calculator- Enter your weight and time spent doing different activities to estimate calories burned.
Meal and Snack Calculator- Calculate appropriate meal and snack calories based on your typical meal patterns.
Food and Activity Diary- Keep track of the amount of and the types of foods you eat and the physical activity you do each day.
Body Fat Lab- Information and many tools to help understand the roles of body fat, measure it, and assss the risks associated with too much or too little.
KidPower! N.H. Department of Health and Human Services pages provide many resources to help parents and teachers promote physical activity and healthy eating for children: activity tracking logs, toolkits for pedometer programs, walking and biking to school, fact sheets, Nutrition and Heath Promotion] on the importance of daily activity and healthy eating.
5-2-1-0 Healthy NH Statewide public education campaign to prevent childhood obesity. Display materials, posters, parent handouts, and School Toolkit