Weight Management

Weight Management - Includes promotional materials

Cost of Being Unhealthy - Includes articles and promotional materials


Hidden Costs of Overeating

Hidden Cost of Smoking

Exercise/Fitness - Includes articles, promotional materials and condition kits


Exercise at Work and Home

Great Outdoors

Your Mobile Lifestyle

Getting fit is easier than you think

Health Kit

Nutrition and Fitness Health Kit

Eating Healthy – Landing page

Healthy Eating - Includes articles, promotional materials


Good Nutrition Basics

Salt and sodium tip sheet

Weight loss for success

Childhood obesity

Spice up your table

What is BMI?

Better beverage choices

Better food service choices

Eating better on a budget

Benefits of fruits and veggies

Where calories hide

10 Tips to a better meal

Choose My Plate tip sheet

Lunchwell - Includes articles and promotional materials on the below healthy eating topics

Healthier Choices


Packing a lunch

Better Grocery Shopping

Dairy Smart


Why add dairy?

Red flag food

Portion Control

Protein Power


Protein Choices

Protein Packed

Healthy Dining Out

Benefits of Healthy Food




The healthiest part of food

Build a better salad

Better lunch habits

Recipes - Includes articles


Heart Smart Food Substitutions

Appetizers and Soups: Corn Chowder

Entrees: Stir Fried Beef and Vegetables

Entrees: Zucchini Lasagna

Entrees: Smoked-Mustard Maple Salmon

Entrees: Chicken Waldorf Salad

Entrees: Spaghetti

Side Dishes: Classic Macaroni and Cheese

Desserts: Apple Coffee Cake


Champions for Change Recipes and Cookbooks

Champions for Change Recipes main pages- http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/Recipes.php

California Department of Public Health Recipe Main page - http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cpns/Pages/Recipes.aspx

Breakfast Recipes - http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/docs/Breakfast/ALL_breakfast.pdf

Lunch Recipes - http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/docs/Lunch/ALL_lunch.pdf

Dinner Recipes - http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/docs/Dinner/ALL_dinner.pdf

Dessert Recipes - http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/docs/Desserts/ALL_desserts.pdf

Snack Recipes – http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/docs/Snacks/ALL_snacks.pdf

All Recipes - http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/docs/ALL_RECIPES.pdf

Everyday Healthy Meals Cook Book - http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/docs/Everyday-Healthy-Meals-Cookbook.pdf

Healthy Kids Cookbook Recipes

Kids Get Cookin - http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cpns/Documents/Network-FV-PP-KidsGetCookinPowerPlayRecipes.pdf

Healthy Latino Cookbook Recipes -

Made with Love – English -   http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/docs/Healthy-Latino-Recipes.pdf

Made with Love – Spanish - http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cpns/Documents/Network-RecetasLatinasSaludables.pdf

Flavors of My Kitchen – English - http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/docs/COOKJUL_2011FINAL.pdf

Flavors of My Kitchen – Spanish - http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cpns/Documents/COOK226JUL2011.pdf

Healthy African American Cookbook Recipes-

Soulful Recipes - http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/docs/AACookbook_v21_FINAL.pdf

Healthy Asian Cookbook Recipes

Healthy Asian Recipes - English and Tagalog - http://www.marketmakeovers.org/sites/default/files/Filipino_Cookbook.pdf

Healthy Asian Recipes - English and Chinese - http://www.marketmakeovers.org/sites/default/files/Chinese_Cookbook.pdf

Healthy Asian Recipes - English and Korean - http://www.marketmakeovers.org/sites/default/files/Korean_Cookbook.pdf

Healthy Chinese Cookbook Recipes

Healthy Chinese Cuisine -


Resources and Tools

*MyFitnessPal - Free app to track physical activity and food/caloric intake using activity log, data base of food items and has capability to load new food items and recipes. http://www.myfitnesspal.com/mobile/iphone

Fitness Builder – Free to minor cost of app to track physical activity, includes fitness database an library of exercise images and videos based off desired intensities. https://www.pumpone.com/fitnessbuilder

Gain Fitness Cross Trainer - Get fitness tips directly from personal trainers and even create a customizable workout matched to your fitness level, goals, and time constraints. http://gainfitness.com

Jillian Michaels Slim-Down - This app allows you to track calories, food, and fitness while also supplying step-by-step videos, fat-burning exercises, recipes, meal and fitness plans and even a bar code scanner for nutrition facts labels. http://www.jillianmichaels.com/fit/mobile-tools-app-iphone

The 7 Minute Workout - If you have seven minutes, and this app, you can fit in a great full-body workout. The app has 12 sets of seven-minute workouts with audio so you can focus on your workouts – not paying attention to your phone. http://7minworkoutapp.com/

Nike Training Club - This app has more than 100 custom-built workouts to help you get lean, toned and strong. It’s like having your own personal trainer and even lets you choose music to go along with your workout. http://www.nike.com/us/en_us/c/womens-training/apps/nike-training-club

Fitocracy - Track workouts, get fitness tips, and reach personal fitness achievements by joining a social fitness community. https://www.fitocracy.com

GymPact - First, you set goals, such as how many times you’ll go to the gym in a week, as well as set a monetary amount you’d be willing to pay if you don’t. If you reach your goals, you earn a cash reward. If you don’t, you “donate” your money to a community pot that pays others who reach their goals. http://www.gym-pact.com/