References and Resources
References:

American Dietetics Association. Fiber: Feast on Fiber, Nutrition and Health for Older Americans.

American Dietetics Association. Water/Hydration: Water Works, Nutrition and Health for Older Americans.

American Institute for Cancer Research. "The New American Plate ®," Retrieved November 1, 2005 from http://www.aicr.org/nap2.htm

Ball, S. (2005). Fitness and wellness for a lifetime DVD series. University of Missouri Extension.

Bartels, E., & Gabel, C. (n.d.) Super sizing of America: More weight for your buck. University of Missouri Extension. Retrieved November 7, 2005, from http://missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut81.htm

Bowden, B.S. & Zeisz, J.M. (1997) Family meals may prevent teen problems. APA Monitor, 28 (10), 8.

Britt-Rankin, J., Cavanagh, J., & Leon, K. (n.d.). Making the most of family meals. In Family meals. University of Missouri Extension: Family Nutrition Education Programs.

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. (2002). Par-q and you. Retrieved December 1, 2005 from http://www.csep.ca/forms.asp

Center for Disease Control (2005). Physical activity for everyone: The importance of physical activity. Retrieved January 10, 2006 from http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/physical/importance/index.htm

Center for Disease Control (2005). Overweight and obesity. Retrieved January 10, 2006 from http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/

Center for Health and Health Care in Schools. (2004). Sugar-sweetened soft drinks, obesity, and type 2 diabetes, 5(7). Retrieved November 10, 2005 from http://www.healthinschools.org/ejournal/2004/sept1.htm

Center for Weight and Health. (n.d.). We are what we eat: Diet and obesity. University of California, Berkeley. http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu/cwh

Crooks, M., Steiner, P., Uthoff, S. Jolly, C., Sternweis, L. (1997). Family meal time conversation cards. Iowa State University Extension.

Higgins, M. M. (2002). Healthy whole grains! Kansas State University. Retrieved December 15, 2005 from http://www.oznet.ksu.edu/humannutrition/wholegrains.htm

Idaho Plate Method. (2006). Retrieved on November 10, 2005 from www.platemethod.com

Malone, C. and Bland-Campbell, J. (2005). New insights on the away-from home eating patterns and nutritional preferences of Americans. ARAMARK. Retrieved March 9, 2006 from http://aramark.com/CaseStudyWhitePaperDetail.aspx?PostingID=420&ChannelID=221

Meyer, J. (n.d.). Teaching life-long health skills to our kids. University of Missouri Extension. Retrieved October 14, 2005 from http://missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut123.htm

Meyer, J. (n.d.). Turn off tv, turn on a healthier lifestyle. University of Missouri Extension. Retrieved October 14, 2005 from http://missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut93.htm

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (n.d.). Missouri facts about overweight and obesity. Toward Healthy Weight: Nutrition and Physical Activity Program to Prevent Obesity. Retrieved March 9, 2006 from http://www.dhss.mo.gov/Obesityfactsheep.pdf

Nielsen, S. J., & Popkin, B. M. (2003). Patterns and trends in food portion sizes, 1977-1998 [Electronic version]. Journal of the American Medical Association, 289, 450-453.

Oregon State University Extension, Family and Community Development. Making Sense of Portion Sizes, http://osu.orst.edu/dept/ehe/nu_n&f_ms.htm, compiled by Ellen Schuster, 3/97; updated 8/00.

Portfield, D. (2006). Let’s make lunch. Nick Jr. Family Magazine, 32-35.

Procter, B. (2005). Meal planning: Stretching your dollar. University of Missouri Extension. Retrieved March 9, 2006 from http://missourifamilies.org/features/financearticles/cfe8.htm and http://missourifamilies.org/infosheets/cfe/MP720.pdf

Rellergert, L. (n.d.). Exercise can keep you young. University of Missouri Extension. Retrieved October 14, 2005 from http://missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut25.htm

Rellergert, L. (n.d.) How to choose a whole wheat bread. University of Missouri Extension.

Rellergert, L. (n.d.). Physical inactivity more risky than overweight. University of Missouri Extension. Retrieved October 14, 2005 from http://missourifamiles.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut60.htm

Rellergert, L. (n.d.). Small steps better than giant leaps. University of Missouri Extension. Retrieved October 14, 2005 from http://missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut97.htm

Rellergert, L. (n.d.). Ways dad and moms can help their children develop good health habits. University of Missouri Extension. Retrieved October 14, 2005 from
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Satter, E. (1987). How to get your kid to eat…but not too much. California: Bull Publishing Company.

Schuster, E., & Willenburg, B. (2005). MyPyramid 101. University of Missouri Extension: Family Nutrition Education Programs. Retrieved March 9, 2006 from http://extension.missouri.edu/fnep/N940Revised11-05.pdf

United States Department of Agriculture. (2006). MyPyramid: Steps to a healthier you. Retrieved November 1, 2005 from http://www.mypyramid.gov/

USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. Using the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 9/00.

University of Missouri-Columbia, Human Environmental Sciences Extension. Fit for Life, Publication No. GH 6655.

University of Pennsylvania (2005). Just how much is a serving of dip? Psychologists believe “unit bias” determines the acceptable amount to eat. Retrieved January 10, 2006 from http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/article.php?id=878&print=1

Vetter, M., & Gabel, C. (n.d.). Soft drinks and weight gain. University of Missouri Extension. Retrieved October 14, 2005 from http://missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut83.htm

WV Portions. (n.d.). Soda: The liquid candy. Retrieved November 10, 2005 from http://www.wvportions.com/tools/soda.asp?sid=3

Young, L. R., & Nestle, M. (2002). The contribution of expanding portion sizes to the US obesity epidemic. American Journal of Public Health, 92(2), 246-249.

Resources:

For general nutrition information:

  • American Dietetic Association (1-800-366-1655)
  • University Extension office for your county
  • USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (1-888-878-3256 to purchase 1 to 50 copies of Using the Dietary Guidelines for Americans pamphlet)

For fitness information:

  • l President’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports
    701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 250, Washington D.C. 20004
    (202) 272-3421
  • American Running & Fitness Association (800) 776-ARFA

For professional counselors and support groups:

  • Check with your doctor, local hospital, or the Community Services pages of your telephone book.

If you have any questions or need information contact:

Lucy Schrader
Building Strong Families Program Coordinator
University of Missouri Extension
162 Stanley Hall
Columbia, MO  65211
573-882-4071
SchraderL@missouri.edu  

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