This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

ACHA Programs

ACHA-National College Health AssessmentThe ACHA-National College Health Assessment is a nationally recognized research survey that provides current, relevant, and precise data about students’ health habits, behaviors, and perceptions. Data from this survey covers smoking habits, contraception use, mental health issues, relationship difficulties, sexual behaviors, exercise habits, preventive health practices, perceptions of drug and alcohol use, and more. Data also includes Impediments to Academic Performance (see "Data Highlights").

External Resources

ACHA thanks its committee, coalition, task force, and section volunteers for providing resources and links concerning this topic. ACHA does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or use of external websites.

Aim for a Healthy Weight
From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The College Nutrition Listserv

Dietary Recommendations for Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Practitioners from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Food and Nutrition Information Center
From the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Agricultural Library (NAL)

Mayo Clinic's Healthy Lifestyle Information

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
The CDC's National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is a program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States. The survey is unique in that it combines interviews and physical examinations.

Nutrition Analysis Tool

Tufts Nutrition Navigator