Written by ODPHP Visiting Scholar Lauren Comunale
Every March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors National Nutrition Month®. This year, the theme is “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right”, which promotes not only the nutrition, but also the pleasure and joy that food brings to our lives.
How can you “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right”?…
HHS’s Acting Assistant Secretary of Health, Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, authored a blog post on womenshealth.gov featuring recommendations from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans during American Heart Month. As described in the blog, the Dietary Guidelines provide recommendations that help Americans choose a healthy eating pattern that works for them:
Luckily, the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is full of recommendations that can help you choose and stick with the kind of healthy eating pattern that will lead to a better, healthier life.…
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Written by IHRSA
We need to talk.
Your patients are sedentary and overweight, and they want to do something about it.
We should be communicating, discussing club programs that would help your patients, and collaborating on initiatives to improve the health of the community.
We know that you know that research has long shown that a healthy, physical active lifestyle can help your patients with prevention and management of several chronic conditions, boost mood, and extend quality life years
And we know you’re busy with your patients and your paperwork, and that you’re trying like crazy to keep up with the rapidly transforming health care system (like that new electronic health record software in your office..,) but an exercise prescription only takes like 30 seconds to fill.…
Written by IHRSA
Deciding what to eat day to day can be challenging. Choosing the best thing to eat – a meal that will give you energy to get in a good workout without making you feel too full, sick, or hungry – before you head to the gym can be even more challenging.…
If you are like many of us, you have found that applying the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in your communties, families, and everyday lives can be challenging. These two important policy documents provide guidance on the importance of being physically active and selecting nutritious foods for living a long and healthy life.…
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