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1Overview**Eat healthy-- Eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, and wholegrains every day.-- Limit foods and drinks high in ...
2Overview**Eat healthy-- Eat a balanced diet to help keep a healthyweight.--
3Be Active**Be active**Be active for at least 2½ hours a week. Includeactivities that raise your breathing and heart rates...
4Be Active**Be active**Help kids and teens be active for at least 1 hour aday. Include activities that raise their breathi...
5Be Active**Be active**Reduce risk for type 2 diabetes, heart attack,stroke, and several forms of cancerReduce arthritis p...
6Safety**Protect yourself and your family**Wear helmets, seat belts, sunscreen, and insectrepellent.Wash hands to stop the...
7Safety**Protect yourself and your family**Avoid smoking and breathing other people’s, or(second hand), smoke.Build safe a...
8Manage Stress**Manage stress**Balance work, home, and play.Get support from family and friends.Stay positive.Take time to...
9Manage Stress**Manage stress**Get 7-9 hours of sleep each night. Make sure kidsget more, based on their age.Get help or c...
10Check ups**Get check-ups**Ask your doctor or nurse how you can lower yourrisk for health problems.Find out what exams, t...
11Check ups**Get check-ups**See your doctor or nurse for regular check-ups andas often as directed. Get seen if you feel s...
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Eat healthy


-- Eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains every day.


-- Limit foods and drinks high in calories, sugar, salt, fat, and alcohol.


-- Eat a balanced diet to help keep a healthy weight.





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Preventative Health

  1. 1. http://www.fitango.com/categories.php?id=615Fitango EducationHealth TopicsPreventative Health
  2. 2. 1Overview**Eat healthy-- Eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, and wholegrains every day.-- Limit foods and drinks high in calories, sugar,salt, fat, and alcohol.
  3. 3. 2Overview**Eat healthy-- Eat a balanced diet to help keep a healthyweight.--
  4. 4. 3Be Active**Be active**Be active for at least 2½ hours a week. Includeactivities that raise your breathing and heart ratesand that strengthen your muscles.
  5. 5. 4Be Active**Be active**Help kids and teens be active for at least 1 hour aday. Include activities that raise their breathing andheart rates and that strengthen their muscles andbones.Physical activity helps to:Maintain weightReduce high blood pressure
  6. 6. 5Be Active**Be active**Reduce risk for type 2 diabetes, heart attack,stroke, and several forms of cancerReduce arthritis pain and associated disabilityReduce risk for osteoporosis and fallsReduce symptoms of depression and anxiety
  7. 7. 6Safety**Protect yourself and your family**Wear helmets, seat belts, sunscreen, and insectrepellent.Wash hands to stop the spread of germs.
  8. 8. 7Safety**Protect yourself and your family**Avoid smoking and breathing other people’s, or(second hand), smoke.Build safe and healthy relationships with familyand friends.Be ready for emergencies. Gather emergencysupplies. Make a plan. Be informed.
  9. 9. 8Manage Stress**Manage stress**Balance work, home, and play.Get support from family and friends.Stay positive.Take time to relax.
  10. 10. 9Manage Stress**Manage stress**Get 7-9 hours of sleep each night. Make sure kidsget more, based on their age.Get help or counseling if needed.
  11. 11. 10Check ups**Get check-ups**Ask your doctor or nurse how you can lower yourrisk for health problems.Find out what exams, tests, and shots you needand when to get them.
  12. 12. 11Check ups**Get check-ups**See your doctor or nurse for regular check-ups andas often as directed. Get seen if you feel sick, havepain, notice changes, or have problems withmedicine.

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