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ESW 236: Personal Health and Wellness

Health News Literacy

Know how to verify legitimate health claims, and debunk junk science.

Wellness on the Web

National Wellness Institute Logo The National Wellness Institute - "Founded in 1977, the National Wellness Institute, Inc. (NWI) was formed to realize the mission of providing health promotion and wellness professionals unparalleled resources and services that fuel professional and personal growth."

Nutrition and Health on the Web

Choose my plate - replaces food pyramid


The United States Department of Agriculture's new primary food guidance icon, MyPlate, replaces the food pyramid, and is consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for AmericansNew guidelines include health and nutrition Information for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding and Preschoolers.




Food Environment Atlas - Contains maps and statistics on the United States' food environment, including access to healthy food, choice, and diet quality.