Maine Public Health Data Reports - Nutrition and Activity

Useful Websites - Statistical Information

Nutrition and Activity: Maine

  • Physical Activity and Nutrition Program, Division of Population Health, MCDC
    The Maine Physical Activity and Nutrition Program (PANP) coordinates state-wide efforts to support Maine people in achieving recommended levels of physical activity and proper nutrition to prevent and treat chronic diseases, including overweight and obesity.
    /dhhs/population-health/hmp/panp/
  • Maine Nutrition Council
    The Maine Nutrition Council contributes to the health and well-being of Maine's citizens through education, research and advocacy.
    http://www.mainenutritioncouncil.org/
  • 2-1-1 Maine
    2-1-1 Maine, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) whose mission is to connect anyone in Maine who wants to give help or get help with a full range of health and human services in their community.
    http://www.211maine.org

Nutrition and Activity National and International

  • Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, CDC
    http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/
  • American Council on Exercise
    The American Council on Exercise® is a nonprofit organization committed to enriching quality of life through safe and effective exercise and physical activity.
    http://www.acefitness.org/
  • National Association for Health & Fitness
    The National Association for Health and Fitness (NAHF) is a non-profit organization that exists to improve the quality of life for individuals in the United States through the promotion of physical fitness, sports and healthy lifestyles.
    http://www.physicalfitness.org/
  • Nutrition.gov
    Providing easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers.
    http://www.nutrition.gov
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    Guidance on How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Panel on Food Labels.
    http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/foodlab.html