Nutrition and Lifestyle Self-Assessment Tools

Aim for a Healthy Weight
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Interactive BMI Calculator
  • Interactive Menu Planner
  • Information on Portion vs. Serving Size

U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • Interactive help with foods and amounts right for you
  • Interactive “my pyramid tracker” helps you assess and track your energy balance equation

Nutrition Information

Academy of Nutrition & dietetics (AND)

  • Find a dietitian in your area
  • Fact sheets and nutrition information

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  • Nutrition and food safety information and fact sheets
  • Resources and links to government nutrition programs

Cooking & Eating


  • One of the largest collections of recipes from around the world

Weight and Body Image

Breaking Free (Geneen Roth)
HUGS International (Linda Omichinsky)
International Size Acceptance Association
Women’s campaign to End Body Hatred (Jane Hirschmann, Carol Munter)


Institute for Functional Medicine (800) 228-0622

Yoga Centers Providing CDs, Yoga Workshops, and Other Resources

Barbara Benagh – Creator of The Yoga Studio
Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health (800) 741-7353
Yoga Alliance (928) 541-0004
Yoga Research and Education Center/International Association of Yoga Therapists

Yoga and Resources for Working with Emotions

Marcia Goldberg
Co-creator of LifeworksEastWest, facilitates tranformation in the way people view themselves
12-Step Programs
Information and resources on various 12-Step Programs
The Wave Work® Fellowship
Enables us to access our inner healing wisdom in a gentle and simple way.