A hot summer day is the perfect time to fire up the grill and eat outdoors with your family — but as the temperature gets higher, so does your risk for foodborne illness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 1 in 6 Americans suffer from a foodborne illness each year.…
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.…
It’s March — and that means it’s National Nutrition Month®!
Every year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors this nutrition education campaign, giving health professionals nationwide the opportunity to share messages about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity. This year’s theme, “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” serves as a reminder that everyone holds the tools to make healthier food choices.…
We’re excited to announce the launch of our brand-new Twitter handle: @HHSPrevention. Follow us!
Follow @HHSPrevention for information for health professionals on disease prevention and health promotion policies and programs. We’ll be sharing information about ODPHP events, including training opportunities, webinars, and conferences.
We’ll also keep you up to date on the latest health.gov announcements — such as updates about our work on the next edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines, new Dietary Guidelines tools and resources, health literacy information, and updated guidance on health care quality and patient safety.…
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