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Active Living and Healthy Eating on a Budget

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Healthy living can be easy and affordable. Making choices to improve our health can have lifelong benefits. From taking the stairs more often, to eating more vegetables and fruits, we all have the ability to improve our lives.

This 30-minute program discusses the importance of an active and healthy lifestyle and provides useful tips. Thanks to available resources, healthy choices are possible even with a limited budget.

"Active Living and Healthy Eating on a Budget" was broadcast on Twin Cities Public Television (tpt) in four languages in November 2012.

Active Living and Healthy Eating on a Budget Video:

Active living and healthy eating video

Transcript (428 K PDF)

This program was produced by the University of Minnesota Extension and Emergency & Community Health Outreach (ECHO), in collaboration with the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota Department of Human Services-Office of Economic Opportunity, West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc., and the United States Department of Agriculture.

To learn more about SNAP Education (SNAP-Ed), referred to in the video, visit our website.

Visit the ECHO website for more information about this topic and resources.

The SNAP program helps you buy healthy food at the grocery store. Call the Minnesota Food Helpline to see if you qualify: 1-888-711-1151.

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