Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

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We all know that we should be eating healthier, but did you also know...

  • Eating plenty of whole grains, fruits and vegetables, lean meats and low-fat dairy, while reducing intake of salt, sugar and saturated fat, can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure
  • Research shows that being physically active and eating more whole grains, fruits and vegetables is associated with better weight maintenance

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We all know that we should be more active, but did you also know…

  • People who are active have a lower risk of developing coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and some cancers
  • Kids who are more active tend to do better in school
  • Physically active older adults have fewer falls and less depression as well as better cognitive function, better bone density, and better sleep quality

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