Information for Patients

Brochures and publications

Publications on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Weight Control 
Weight Control Information Network (WIN) brochures are available in English and Spanish.

How to Use Fruits and Vegetables to Maintain Your Weight 
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Healthy eating

Tip Sheets on Health Eating When Dining Out 
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Recipes, Guides to Developing a Meal Plan and Nutrition Information 
American Diabetes Association

Carb Counting 
American Dietetic Association

Learn How to "Think Smart, Eat Well, At Move More" 
American Heart Association

Find Out about Nutrition, Healthy Weight, Body Image, and Eating Disorders 
Minnesota Department of Health

Physical activity

Walking Program for Those Above 55 Years of Age 

Measure Physical Activity Intensity 
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The President's Challenge to Be Active 
The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

Keep Track of Your Progress Online 
American Heart Association

Minnesota's State Parks 
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Physical Activity Opportunities in the Twin Cities Parks 
Three Rivers Park District -- formerly Hennepin Parks