Self–Help: Resourceful Links


Resourceful Links

At Primero Health, we work hard to find the best resources to support healthy lifestyles. As a result, we have compiled a list of websites that provide valuable information, education, and resources to help you live a healthier, longer, and abundant life.


Nutrition and Healthy Eating


NHLBI Deliciously Healthy Eating

Delicious heart healthy recipes are as good for your heart as they are for your taste buds! Staying healthy can be a challenge, but lifestyle changes like eating healthfully and being physically active can help lower your risk for heart disease and other conditions. The Keep the Beat Recipes: Deliciously Healthy Eating Web site features more than 100 recipes created for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health. Click here for the “Keep the Beat 2010 Family Cookbook” or click here for “Deliciously Heart Healthy Latino Recipes”.

Let’s Eat for the Health of It

Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, this booklet helps you build a healthy plate that provides needed nutrients and the right amount of calories to reach or stay at a healthy weight. Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Nutrition and Recipes (American Diabetes Association –

People with diabetes have the same nutritional needs as anyone else. In combination with exercise and medications (insulin or oral consumption of diabetes), nutrition is essential to keep your diabetes under control. Eating a balanced diet and observing the size of food portions, will also help you maintain a normal glucose level (glucose levels for people without diabetes).

The Happy Kitchen

The Happy Kitchen is a website about the top “healing super foods” which have been scientifically proven to improve, relieve and help reverse specific medical conditions.

Kids Eat Right (

Kids is your source for scientifically-based health and nutrition information you can trust to help your child grow healthy. As a parent or caretaker you need reliable resources and you can find them here, backed by the expertise of nutrition professionals.

Additional Recipes

Want a complete list of recipe booklets on our website, click here.

Diabetes Care


National Diabetes Education Program

Whether you just learned you have diabetes or you have been living with diabetes for a while, it is important that you take care of yourself and prevent or delay some of the serious problems diabetes can cause. NDEP offers free resources and programs that can help you.

American Diabetes Association (

American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fights for those affected by diabetes ADA provides in-depth information and resouces for Living with Diabetes.

Smart Shopping


Smart Shopping Guide for Healthy Meals (from

Shopping for your week’s groceries is always a puzzle. How do you get everything you need in one shot and avoid midweek runs for forgotten items? Here are some tips from the Food Network Kitchens.

Healthy Hearts Begin in the Supermarket (from American Heart Association –

Do you feel confused when you try to buy healthy foods? With as much variety in our reach it is difficult to know which products are the healthy ones. A healthy body begins with healthy habits like buying food that is good for you and your family. Try these steps when you go to the supermarket.

Health and Wellness


WebMD Symptom Checker

Take the first step and see what could be causing your symptoms. Then learn about possible next step. Find a comprehensive index of trusted medical symptom information. It is your ultimate guide to reliable health information on common symptoms from A to Z.

Go Red for your Heart

It’s important that you care for your heart health. Remember – a strong heart is a healthy heart and a healthy heart gives you the chance to spend more time and share traditions with your family. But, as parents, it’s up to you to also care for your family as well. Visit “Go Red for your Heart” website to learn how you can maintain a healthy heart for yourself and your entire family.


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