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Listservs, Blogs, and Mobile Apps

Finding and Evaluating Online Resources:

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

The Be Active Your Way Blog is the official blog of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

DHHS, NIH, National Institute on Aging

Healthy eating can help prevent or delay heart disease, diabetes, and other health problems in older adults, and keep these problems from getting worse. Maintaining a healthy weight and getting needed nutrients is one of the most important things you can do for healthy aging.

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NIH, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine

HerbList helps consumers, patients, healthcare providers, and other users to quickly access information about the science of popular herbs and herbal supplements including kava, acai, ginkgo, turmeric, and more than 50 others marketed for health purposes.

Fooducate LTD

The Fooducate app has helped millions of Americans learn what's in their food and lose weight by tracking the quality of their calories. Fooducate is a free mobile app available for iOS and Android, as well as online.


Get the calories, fat, carbs, protein and more for over 37,000 food and drinks. Then add them to your Daily Totals to see how your calories add up!

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Select the country you’re in and answer a few simple questions about what you’re thinking about eating or drinking, and Can I Eat This? will tell you whether it’s likely to be safe.

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Download the free Dining Decisions game to your iPad, iPhone, or Android device and see how healthy you can make your food plate!

USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The FoodKeeper can help you use food while at peak quality and reduce waste.