Nutrition, Wellness & Weight Management

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Eating Healthy

Eating a healthy and well-balanced diet is an essential part to maintaining your overall health. To feel satisfied with fewer calories, replace high-calorie foods with lower calorie foods. You can eat larger portions of these foods for fewer calories.

For example, follow the advice from ChoseMyPlate to "make half your plate fruits and vegetables."

The Monday Campaigns is a public health initiative associated with leading health institutions that seeks to reduce the incidence of preventable diseases by dedicating every Monday to health. Research shows that healthy thinking and behavior are synchronized with the week, with Monday being the day people are most open to positive changes. We offer free evidence-based health promotions that leverage this Monday “fresh start” mindset and weekly cue to provide sustainable motivation that can help create life-long healthy habits. 

Being Physically Active

Engaging in physical activity or exercise regularly can improve your health and reduce your risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activity can improve your quality of life. Adults should strive for a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity, such as brisk walking, cycling or dancing every day, most days of the week to enjoy these benefits. To increase your physical activity, just find an activity you enjoy and do it> Visit Move Your Way for more information on increasing your physical activity.

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