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ODPHP plays a crucial role in keeping the nation healthy. Stay up to date on our work by checking out our blog posts, news and announcements, and upcoming events.

Take a Page out of Move Your Way’s Playbook: Actionable Strategies to Promote Physical Activity in Your Community

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We developed the Move Your Way Community Playbook, an implementation guide to help organizations plan for, conduct, and evaluate physical activity campaigns and activities. The playbook offers tips and resources for any community organization — no matter its size, budget, or prior experience with physical activity programs.

Next Steps for the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Appointment

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The Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA) appreciate all the individuals and organizations that submitted nominations to serve on the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (Committee). We recognize the effort that went into each submission and are thankful to our partners for helping to promote this opportunity to a diverse group of qualified candidates.

Two New Co-Chairs of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Sworn in

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This past week, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra had the pleasure of swearing in two new co-chairs of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN). Culinary Innovator, educator, and humanitarian José Andrés and WNBA Player and Olympic Gold Medalist Elena Delle Donne were both appointed this spring by the President to two-year terms. This past week, they took the oath of their office in a small ceremony at HHS headquarters in Washington, DC.

Let’s Talk About Talking About Healthy Aging

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Contemporary approaches to healthy living, with an increasing attentiveness to social determinants of health and the Vital Conditions for Health and Well-Being, hold potential — even real promise — to provide us with longer and greater-quality lives, especially through our later years. Focusing and sustaining meaningful action in support of that potential — that promise — requires a broader perspective on healthy aging and an open and inclusive conversation on the subject.