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March = National Nutrition Month

You'll stay healthy by eating a balanced diet that includes foods from the food guide pyramid. These include:

  • vegetables
  • fruits
  • meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs
  • nuts, fats, oil
  • sweets group
  • milk, yogurt and cheese 

Research has shown that many people are still far from consuming recommended intakes of vegetables and fruit.  Make a conscious effort to track your intake of fruits and vegetables today.  For the fun of it, try a new fruit or vegetable each week.

If you eat properly, you'll notice you have more energy and feel better.  Drinking 6-8 glasses of water a day is great for healthy skin and it flushes toxins out of your system.  You'll stay healthy by eating a proper diet in moderation and won't have to resort to those fad diets. 

Eating healthy and exercising also help you to handle stress.  Eating healthy can prolong your life.  Please notify the health center if you need
nutrition information.

May = Exercise Your Options

Regular exercise is vital to your health and well-being. It reduces your chances for many diseases, helps you manage stress, and can improve your outlook and your looks. Choose whatever works best for you: JOIN A GYM, EXERCISE TO VIDEOS, TAKE LONG WALKS, SWIM, OR DO HOUSEWORK.

A balanced exercise plan includes BRISK PHYSICAL ACTIVIITY, STRENGTH TRAINING, AND STRETCHING.  Always  check with your doctor before you start an exercise program

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