Nutrition and Food Services
Centers for Disease Control - Weight Control Information*
Center for Disease Control site provides tips on how to incorporate physical activity and good nutrition into your life.
MOVE! Weight Management Program*
MOVE! is a national weight management program designed by the VA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NCP), a part of the Office of Patient Care Services, to help veterans lose weight, keep it off and improve their health.
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute*
Consumers learn how to "Aim for a Healthy Weight" by assessing their health risks and receiving tips for controlling their weight. Tips include how to select a weight loss program, menu planner guide, recipes etc.
National Institutes of Health*
Provides up-to-date, science-based, information on healthy eating, heart disease, mental health, diabetes, and other health topics.
U.S. Department of Agriculture - ChooseMyPlate*
Guidelines to help consumers make healthy choices. MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that make a healthy diet: fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods, and dairy.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - HealthFinder*
This site contains information on health conditions and diseases. In addition you will find on-line medical journals, a database of toll-free numbers, a library locator, medical dictionaries and information about support and self-help groups.
*By clicking on these links, you will leave the Department of Veterans Affairs Web site.