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Active Living

Keep your body moving daily in big and small ways to maintain or improve your health. And remember, active living goes hand-in-hand with healthy eating, so be sure you're giving your body the right fuel.

Watch this video to learn more about active living healthy eating on a budget: English | Español | Lus Hmoob | Soomaali

Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

Learn how joining your young ones as they play, explore, and stay active has benefits for you.

Kids and Teens

Cut down on screen time and get more physical activity.

Women and Men

How to work physical activity into your already busy day.

Older Adults

Keep fit and stay safe while doing so.

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Other Recommended Resources

Healthy & Fit on the Go — Great ideas to stay healthy and fit when away from home.

LetsMove.govLet's Move! Initiative — America's move to raise a healthier generation of kids.

Physical ActivityChooseMyPlate.gov; United States Department of Agriculture — Being physically active can improve your health today, tomorrow, and in the future.

Physical ActivityNutrition.gov; United States Department of Agriculture — Find information and resources related to physical activity and weight management.

Healthy Eating — Support your health at every state of life with the foods you eat.

Dealing with Stress: A Web-based Educational Series — Free online workshops on stress. Includes a workshop on managing the physical effects of stress through exercise and nutrition.

Simply Good Eating — Classes that help people with limited income discover how to make healthy food choices while stretching food dollars and be more active.

Energizers for Simply Good Eating — Short group activities to help educators get others moving; for classrooms, community groups, and beyond.

 

 

 

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