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Below is a list of web sites containing health information you might find useful. We've included sites that promote kids' health and nutrition, as well as sites that might be of interest to parents and grandparents. There's also a brief description of what you might find on each site to give you an idea of what to expect.

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Kidnetic
Kids and Families/Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

American Heart Association
General/Heart Health

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
General/Heart Health

Food & Health Communications
General/Nutrition

American Dietetic Association
General/Nutrition

American School Food Service
Children/Nutrition

National Institutes of Health
General/Nutrition

National Cancer Institute
General/Importance of Fruits, Vegetables

Produce Marketing Association and Produce for a Better Health Foundation
General/Fruits and Vegetables

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
General/General, Nutrition and Physical Fitness

24 Carrot Press/Connie Evers
General Nutrition

National Dairy Council
General Nutrition

Dr. C. Everett Koop
General/Physical Activity

Harvard Medical School
General/General Health and Fitness

Fifty Plus Fitness Association
Seniors/Fitness

About The Human Internet
General/Walking

The Girl Powers Website
School, Community/Physical Activity and Sports for Girls Ages 9-14.

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
General/Nutrition

Food and Nutrition Information Center
General/Nutrition

California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness Program
General/Nutrition, Fitness

National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity
General/Fitness

National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse
General Health/Nutrition, Fitness

Dr. C. Everett Koop
General/General Health

Mayo Clinic Health
General/General Health