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Building a healthy eating pattern has major health benefits. It can help people reach or stay at a healthy body weight, get the nutrients they need, and lower the risk of serious health problems — like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancers. But, as you probably already know, patients may not know how to get started with incorporating healthy food choices into their everyday routines.…

Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health — and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. During National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, help spread the word about the benefits of getting active. provides toolkits for several National Health Observances, including National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in May.