Our Whole Community learns about gardening, healthy cooking, nutrition, and fitness to help you eat and live healthfully. We offer healthy meal preparation classes, cooking demonstrations and fitness presentations.
Take Steps Toward a Healthier You Today!
Let us assist you in deciding upon lifestyle practices that you might change or show you new practices you might wish to adopt and help you create an action plan to achieve your goals.
The American Heart Association offers a new, free, online heart health wellness center, powered by Microsoft's HealthVault. Whether you want to maintain good heart health, prevent a cardiovascular event or learn to control a current heart condition, click here for more information.
The American Heart Association also offers its Heart360 program-where you can track your blood pressure, cholesterol, blood glucose, daily diet and exercise -for free! Visit www.heart360.org for more information.
For information on children's nutrition and for links to MyPyramid, please click here. You will find an interactive site that will actually help you design and eating plan based on your height, weight, age and activity level. A variety of information is presented including interactive games for children.
Click here for Nutrition Facts A-Z for lots of good tips on better eating and a review of popular diets from the American Dietetic Association. Click on the food and nutrition box at the top/left of the screen, then click on Nutrition Facts Sheets.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services creates Dietary Guidelines for American. Click here for several excellent resources. We recommend starting with this helpful brochure on the site:
Finding Your Way to A Healthier You
This brochure offers basic guidelines for eating a healthy diet and being physically active. Learn how to make smart choices from every food group, find your balance between food and physical activity, and get the most nutrition out of your calories.
Please click here for additional links to other health related websites.
Our community libraries offer many wonderful educational programs. Visit the Winter Park library at www.wppl.org; Eatonville Public Library at www.piercecountylibrary.org; and Maitland Library at www.maitlandpubliclibrary.org to view their programs.
Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been purchased at a price. Therefore, glorify God in your body. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20