NACES - Nutrition Resources
Web Resources on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Health

Native American Cancer Research (NACR)
The goal of the NACR is to reduce Native American cancer incidence and mortality, and to increase survival from cancer among Native Americans. This web page discusses traditional foods in relation to cancer prevention.

Native American Food Pyramid

Small Steps
Great links, information and resources on how small steps can really add up when it comes to physical activity and nutrition.

How to Use Fruits and Vegetables to Help Manage your Weight
Learn about fruits and vegetables and how they can help you manage your weight. This web site gives tips on how to cut calories by trading some of the foods you eat for fruits and vegetables. You will also find snack ideas that are 100 calories or less.

Rethink Your Drink
One way to take in less calories is to have fewer sugar-sweetened drinks. This web page shows how drinks like soda, and too much fruit juice can cause you to gain weight and keep weight on. It gives ideas on healthy choices.

Eat Smart. Play Hard.
This web site teaches kids, parents and the professionals who serve them to eat healthy and be physically active everyday. It has games for the kids and lots of fun charts and tools to keep track of your actions to get healthy.

Good Nutrition: It's a Way of Life
Addresses nutrition issues for elders such as chewing problems and loss of taste, as well as time and money management issues.

Designed for kids 9-13 years old, gives fun info to help make healthy choices.

Powerful Bones. Powerful Girls
The Powerful Bones. Powerful Girls. Web site has been updated with new poetry, exciting food ideas, and an informative and interactive section on reading food labels.

Encouraging tweens to be physically active on a continued basis.

MyPyramid, Steps to a Healthier You
The information on this web site can help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you. Has a tool to help track the food you eat and your physical activity. MyPyramid for Kids

MyPyramid for Kids
This link takes you right to MyPyramid materials were designed specifically for children aged 6 to 11 and also included a link to the online BlastOff video game.

The Food Nutritional Information Database
Going out to eat? Make healthier choices by looking at the menu ahead of time. Choose what you will order based on the number of calories, carbohydrates and fat grams. You will find nutrition information for the menus of 134 restaurants and popular food chains.

This list of resources was prepared on February 4, 2008 for National Native News by Alice A. Bradley, MA Bradley Consulting Group. For information or feedback please contact

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