The family environment has a strong influence on the health and well-being of people of all ages. The eating habits and activity patterns learned within families remain with us throughout our lives.
Move your body daily in big and small ways to feel great.
Support your family's health with the foods you eat.
Connect with others through Eat Smart, Live Strong and get tips on healthy aging.
Advice on common conversations teens and their parents have, as well as information for parents on alcohol use.
Tip of the Month
- 12/1 Nine Tips for a Healthier HolidayThis blog post was written by Sara Torrence, dietetic intern — University of Minnesota – The Emily Program.
The holidays are often filled with time-honored traditions that include some of our favorite foods and desserts. Unfortunately, these traditions can challenge your commitment to healthful eating. By choosing and preparing healthier meals and staying active, you can prevent overeating and weight gain. Take a few simple steps to prevent unnecessary weight gain throughout the holiday season.
Other Recommended Resources
Ebola — Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy — Get the latest news on Ebola, as well as resources and literature.
Ebola: What you need to know if you live in the U.S. — American Public Health Association — Get the facts on Ebola. Also available in Spanish: Ébola: lo que necesita saber si vive en los Estados Unidos