Content tagged with: healthy lifestyle

Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide – English

The Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide was created for families with children in grades K-6 as a 10-part guide to share valuable information customized to the ages of your children and their health needs. It is based on 10 healthy steps that can lead you and your family to a healthier lifestyle by focusing on eating healthy and being more active—together…. Read more »

Building Resilience

Just as consistent dental hygiene is essential to good dental health, “mental hygiene” contributes to overall well being. Adopting healthy routines and habits such as a eating a nutritious diet, getting adequate sleep, and engaging in regular exercise not only promote a healthy body; these factors promote mental health and resilience as well. “Life doesn’t… Read more »

Diabetes Facts and Glossary

Millions of Americans have diabetes, and there are many misconceptions about the disease. We’ve put together some common myths about diabetes, and shared with you some facts to help you learn more about it. And, be sure to check out our glossary of terms below for more information on diabetes. Diabetes Myths vs. Facts Myth:… Read more »

Childhood Obesity

Did you know that more than 23 million children and adolescents in the United States—nearly one in three young people—are either obese or overweight? Over the past thirty years, the rate of childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents. If this trend continues, the current generation of young people could… Read more »