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Written on behalf of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases’ (NIDDK) Weight-control Information Network (WIN)

Walk into Health, One Step at a Time – WIN Offers Healthy Lifestyle Resources in Spanish

Obesity has become a widespread health problem in the United States that carries with it serious health consequences.…

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

New U.S. National Physical Activity Plan Focuses on Achievements, Two New Sectors and Need for Momentum

Washington, DC – The new U.S. National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) was unveiled Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at the National Press Club, building upon the initial plan that the NPAP Alliance released in 2010 as a roadmap for actions supporting and encouraging physical activity among all Americans.…