Nutrition Resources

The complete nutrition resources list. Camp Shane’s place for the tools you need to reach your goals and maintain them.

As soon as your child departs camp, we email you The Camp Shane At Home Booklet.  This booklet was created by many nutrition and fitness experts working at camp and will provide incredibly helpful information on:

  • Nutrition – information such as the basics of eating smarter, reading food labels, learning the myplate system and much more.
  • Cooking – cooking healthy meals and snacks is the number one secret to losing weight! Our At Home Booklet offers tons of recipes and cooking ideas to get you started.
  • Fitness – diet alone won’t do it. Our At Home Booklet offers details on the benefits of exercise to lose weight, keeping it off and staying healthy and ideas on how to keep the exercise going after camp.
  • Weight Loss Tips – your child learns so much at camp and our Booklet puts it all together in one place plus much more.
  • Tools – Our Booklet provides interactive calculates to help you track weight, heart rates, calories; all designed to help you reach your goals.

Nutrition Websites

There is a seemingly endless number of websites offering “facts” on nutrition.  Here are the top most informative websites that are based on science and designed to help you learn more about nutrition and food.

www.cnpp.usda.gov: Find all the most current nutrition information and links to other interesting nutrition websites.

www.diabetes.org: The American Diabetes Association website is a great place to find information on diabetes including risks, prevention and management. It also has excellent recipes and menu planners.

www.eatright.org: The official website for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It provides a variety of nutrition news and information.

www.sparkpeople.com: A practical and useful food and exercise resource website.

www.choosemyplate.gov: This is the updated website from the United States Department of Agriculture; it includes basic information about portion sizes and foods groups as well as information for specific populations.

www.fightbac.org:  Learn all about food safety at home and while dining out.