LOCAL RESOURCES:

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Food & Nutrition Services
Phone: 305-666-6511 (ext 8413)
Address: 3100 SW 62nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33155
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Resources on nutrition and healthy eating for children and teens

CRUNCHTIME - A Nutrition and Exercise Program for Kids
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Phone: 305-243-1722
Address: 1580 NW 10th Avenue, 5th Floor, Miami, Florida 33101

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A nutrition and exercise program to help identify a child's dietary and micronutrient deficiencies and establish a healthy eating pattern

Baptist Health System
Nutrition Counseling Services
Phone: 786-596-7219
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Referrals for nutrition counseling services, offered in English and Spanish

Diabetes Research Institute
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Phone: 305-243-3636
Address: 1450 N.W. 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136
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Comprehensive medical treatment and diabetes education to individuals and families living with the disease.

Overeaters Anonymous
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Group sessions and local meetings for individuals recovering from compulsive overeating

Renfrew Center
Phone: 1-800-RENFREW
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Programs include inpatient and outpatient services for females with eating disorders

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders Treatment Program
Phone: 305-668-5525
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A comprehensive hospital-based program for the evaluation and treatment of eating disorders in children and young adults through age 21

Oliver-Pyatt Centers
Phone: 1-866-511-HEAL (4325)
Address: 7400 SW 59th Place, South Miami, FL 33143
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Comprehensive outpatient treatment center for individuals with eating disorders

YMCA of Greater Miami
Teen Fitness Programs
Phone: 305-357-4000
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A resource for various teen fitness programs taking place during the summer and during the school year

Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade
Teen Sports Programs
Phone: 305-446-9910
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After-school and weekend sport programs that include baseball, basketball, football, cheerleading and flag football

 

Miami-Dade County Parks & Recreation Department
After-School & Camp Program
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Includes sports and exercise programs

 

national resources:

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
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Center for Nutrition Policy & Promotion (US Department of Agriculture)
Choose My Plate
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Information on dietary guidelines, healthy eating index, nutrition content, etc.

TeensHealth
Food & Fitness
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General information and question/answer site

Columbia University’s Internet Health Question & Answer Site
Go Ask Alice!
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Includes questions submitted by teens and young adults and answers from health professionals at Columbia University

Centers for Disease Control
Child & Teen Body Mass Index Calculator
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Measure of body fat based on height and weight

Let's Move
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A comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
Phone: 1-800-931-2237
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An information & referral helpline for eating disorders