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Nutrition

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National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month, and the theme for 2020 is Many Voices United.

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Tips to Help Your Picky Eater

Good nutrition is important for young children to help them grow healthy and strong. Here are some tips to help your picky eater try new foods.

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Good Nutrition Starts Early

Kids’ early eating experiences can affect how they eat as they get older. That’s why it’s so important to introduce them to healthy foods from the very beginning. (2019)

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Disaster Planning: Infant and Child Feeding

Natural disasters, such as hurricanes, floods, wildfires, earthquakes, and tornados, can make it hard for parents and caregivers to feed their infants and young children safely. Follow these tips to feed your child safely when disaster strikes. (2018)

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Healthy Eating Tips

It can sometimes feel as if we’re bombarded with information about the latest eating trend or buzzworthy ingredient. But good nutrition is really about having a well-rounded diet, and it’s easier to do than you may think. In fact, living a nutritious lifestyle can be easy and fun. (2017)

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Obesity

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September is National Childhood Obesity Month

Learn ways to promote healthy growth in children and prevent obesity. (2018)

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Physical Activity

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Designing Activity-Friendly Communities

Learn how improving walkability provides many opportunities for people to be physically active. (2019)

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Tips for Getting Your Steps In

By walking with friends, family, even your co-workers, you can catch up, and enjoy the physical benefits at the same time. (2019)

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10 Reasons to Get Moving Today!

Sure, you’ve heard that physical activity might help keep the weight off, but are you familiar with the other reasons physical activity is so important? Here’s a look at 10 benefits of physical activity and why you should get moving today! (2018)

Healthy Living

Family walking through airport

Top Tips for Healthy Holiday Travel

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is here and you may be preparing for holiday travel. Whether by land or air, we’ve got ways to help you stay healthy while on the go. Here are our Top Tips for Healthy Holiday Travel! (2019)

Family taking a winter hike.

Healthier Holidays in 1 – 2 – 3!

Few Americans get enough physical activity, and many don’t eat a healthful diet. The winter holidays can be a great time to think about your goals for the year ahead. Follow these tips to jump start your resolutions, and be your healthiest self this holiday season. (2019)

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Keep Active this Holiday Season

Take a Walk in the Mall! (2019)

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Learn about health initiatives important for Hispanic health. (2017)

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