Partners in Health and Wholeness, an initiative of the North Carolina Council of Churches, is pleased to bring to your attention the following free health tools which are designed to help you and your loved ones make healthier choices:
ChooseMyPlate.gov – Uses the plate as a visual aid to help illustrate both the types and correct portions of food you should consume on a daily basis in order to maintain a healthy weight.
Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina – Offers a variety of programs and tools to help people of faith eat healthier and be more physically active.
Heart 360 – Allows you to track and manage your heart health and share your results with your physician.
My Life Check – Offers you a heart health assessment and individualized plan.
NC County Health Tool – Provides obesity and smoking rates by county as well as community strategies for addressing these problems. In addition, the NC County Health Tool illustrates the positive effects of reducing obesity and smoking rates on county health rankings, hospital visits and personal income.
NC Good Health Directory – Provides a list of affordable, evidence-based wellness resources by county.
Shape Your World – Offers strategies for transforming your local community into a healthier, safer place to live. Visit this website to: 1) take advantage of the Shape Your World Visualization Tool which allows you to “build” your own environment and share your pictures with others, 2) complete an online checklist to assess how easy it is to get around your neighborhood on foot, 3) find resources on local greenways and parks, and 4) get tips on how to take action and make your dream of creating a healthier community a reality.
For additional health tips and tools, please click here.
-Willona Stallings, PHW Program Coordinator