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The single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, this resource is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
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Offers more than 2,000 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips.
Approved Web Sites
Body Weight Planner
Replaces the Supertracker.
Calculate Your BMI
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women.
Choose My Plate
ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information.
Cronometer:: Track Nutrition, Fitness, and Health Data
If you have an account through the Foods class, you can use this site.
Advice on fitness, food, weight loss, beauty, and health issues.
TeensHealth is part of the KidsHealth family of websites. These sites, run by the nonprofit Nemours Center for Children's Health Media, provide accurate, up-to-date health information that's free of "doctor speak."
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
My Fitness Pal
Hosted by Under Armour. A site that guides food choices for fitness.
Nutrition advice for every age group.
Obesity - Mayo Clinic
Symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatments of obesity via Mayo Clinic.
Nutrition sites from various restaurants via Madison, WI Public Schools Libguides.
Type 2 Diabetes
The latest in facts and treatment of Type 2 Diabetes from the American Diabetes Association.
Sports Nutrition by
Publication Date: 2014-10-06
Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on health issues and treatment for sports nutrition.
A Bone to Pick by
Call Number: 338.1 BIT
Publication Date: 2015-05-05
Chew on This by
Call Number: 641.0973 SCH
Publication Date: 2006-05-10
A look at fast food, what's in it, how it's made, and what it does to our bodies.
Fat Land by
Call Number: 362.19 CRI
Publication Date: 2003-01-14
Hungry Girl to the Max! by
Call Number: 641.5 LIL
Publication Date: 2012-10-16
This cookbook contains more than six hundred guilt-free recipes.
Ralston High School Media Center Hours
The RHS Media Center is open school days from 7:40 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.