Women’s Health and Wellness

Our commitment at Green Mountain at Fox Run is to provide you with reliable and accurate sources of health and wellness information. We’re happy to list the following sites to help you take charge of your weight, health and fitness needs.

Professional Organizations and Individuals

American College of Sports Medicine
For the latest in physical activity recommendations

American Council on Exercise
Their GetFit™ section provides how-to videos, workouts and healthy recipes as well as questions and answers about fitness.

American Diabetes Association
Information and resources for living with diabetes.

American Dietetic Association
For nutrition information you can trust

Arthritis Foundation
Information and resources to help prevent and treat arthritis. Includes Arthritis Today magazine.

Intuitive Eating
For more insight on intuitive eating by the authors of the book Intuitive Eating.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Information and resources from this government-sponsored research organization that addresses everything from aging, alcohol abuse, allergies and arthritis to cancer, diabetes, environmental health science and complementary and alternative medicine.

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
Part of the NIH, provides a wealth of information on diabetes, digestive diseases, endocrine and metabolic diseases, kidney and urologic diseases.

National Osteoporosis Foundation
Dedicated to promoting bone health and fighting osteoporosis.

Health Information

Healthfinder
Sponsored by Department of Health and Human Services, organizes and links to health and nutrition information from multiple agencies and Web sites.

Medscape Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health
Features resource centers for information on various issues of women’s health.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association, Inc.
An all-volunteer grass-roots organization that is operated by women with PCOS and those who support them.

SoulCysters
The largest online community of women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).

USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center
Credible, accurate and practical resources about nutrition, food labeling, food safety and more

Diabetes Education

American Diabetes Association
More information, education and support for people with diabetes. Home of the magazine Diabetes Forecast.

Diabetes Monitor
Information, education and support for people with diabetes.

Eating Disorders

Binge Eating Disorder Association
The first association formed to provide help and hope for people with binge eating disorder. BEDA’s goals is to give everyone access to the tools they need to live with, treat, and, ultimately, prevent the disorder.

Boston College Eating Awareness Team
A valuable source of information for anyone interested in disordered eating, but targeted to college age.

Eating Disorder Recovery: Information and Links
Support and education for people with eating disorders and those who love them, including inspirational articles, discussion forums, and resources.

Eating Disorder Resources
Home of Gurze Books, a publisher specializing in resources for eating disorder recovery.

National Eating Disorders Association
A non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders, featuring help lines, referral networks, and support groups.

Body Image

Association for Size Diversity and Health
International professional organization committed to the Health At Every SizeSM (HAESSM) principles. Promotes education, research, and the provision of services which enhance health and well-being, and which are free from weight-based assumptions and weight discrimination.

Body Positive
A guide to living healthily and happily in one’s own skin, by focusing on the body one has, and accepting and living with it.

Style Resources for Larger Women
A list of body-friendly resources for attractive clothing.

 

 

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