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

Lack of time may be one of the biggest obstacles when it comes to physical activity. But you don’t have to train for a marathon or go to the gym every day to stay active.…

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.…

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Each February, we celebrate Valentine’s Day—and American Heart Month. Because heart disease is the number 1 killer of both men and women in the United States, we should be tending to affairs of the heart all year long.  

About 600,000 people in the United States die of heart disease each year: that’s 1 in every 4 deaths.…

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The holiday season seems like the perfect excuse to put physical activity on the back burner. Combine cold weather and shorter days with holiday activities and preparations, and it’s easy to see how a physical activity routine might fall lower on the priority list this time of year.…

Written by the Weight-control Information Network

Did you know it’s almost National Diabetes Month? Each November this observance is a chance to raise awareness about diabetes, which affects more than 29.1 million Americans—over 9 percent of the U.S. population—according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Luckily, people more likely to develop type 2 diabetes may reduce their chances if they increase physical activity and adopt other healthy habits.…

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You’re probably working hard to help your clients keep up with exercise around the winter holidays. In a season of heavy holiday dinners, packed schedules, and rainy or snowy weather, these tips from the Weight-control Information Network (WIN) may help your clients get and stay active:

Make physical activity part of your holiday schedule.…