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 Nutrition Publications and Resources

City of Milwaukee Health Department Resources

Includes related books, handouts, pamphlets, and on-line materials - click on the bullet point you are interested in.  These resources are in PDF format.

Other Resources

  • Mooove Wisconsin:  A work-site initiative to increase physical activity for employees through a month-long behavior-change program.  Contact Nancy Chudy at or (608) 266-2539.  

  • NIDDK Clearinghouse:  Information from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders

  • North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine (NASPEM):  Get publications list at

  • Physical Activity Evaluation Handbook:  Tools and out-lines for the six basic steps of program evaluation.

  • President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (PCPFS):  Serves as a catalyst for encouraging all Americans of all ages to become more physically active and participate in sports.

  • Promoting Physical Activity: A Guide for Community Action:  A practical resource from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for anyone wishing to promote physical activity and behavior change in almost any type of setting.

  • Step-by-Step! A Young Persons Guide to Positive Community Change:  A workbook for young people with ideas and motivation to bring about positive change in their community, run meetings, who holds the power, and more. 

  • The School Health Index:  A self-assessment and planning tool for identifying strengths and weaknesses concerning physical activity and nutrition in schools.

  • The State of Adolescent Health In Wisconsin:  A report exploring the health-related issues of Wisconsin's youth and risky behaviors among adolescents, including physical activity and nutrition. 

  • Take 10! Getting Kids Active 10 Minute at a Time!:  An innovative classroom-based tool designed to promoter physical activity and support academic learning. Designed for the elementary level.

  • USDA - Food and Nutrition:  A host of publications concerning key nutrition issues among children and adults of all ages from the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

  • VERB: It's What You Do:  A multicultural interactive media campaign for kids age 9 - 13 that helps them decide what activity they want to do and encourages them to do it. It can also serve as an outlet for a grant program to help youth fund their plans for physical activity.