• Eat Healthy
    • Eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains every day.
    • Limit foods and drinks high in calories, sugar, salt, fat, and alcohol.
    • Eat a balanced diet to help keep a healthy weight.

          Nutrition for Everyone

    Be Active
    • Be active for at least 2½ hours a week. Include activities that raise your breathing and heart rates and that strengthen your muscles.
    • Help kids and teens be active for at least 1 hour a day. Include activities that raise their breathing and heart rates and that strengthen their muscles and bones.
    • Physical activity helps to:
      • Maintain weight
      • Reduce high blood pressure
      • Reduce risk for type 2 diabetes, heart attack, stroke, and several forms of cancer
      • Reduce arthritis pain and associated disability
      • Reduce risk for osteoporosis and falls
      • Reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety

           Physical Activity for Everyone

    Protect Yourself and Your Family
    • Wear helmets, seat belts, sunscreen, and insect repellent.
    • Wash hands to stop the spread of germs.
    • Avoid smoking and breathing other people’s, or (second hand), smoke.
    • Build safe and healthy relationships with family and friends.
    • Be ready for emergencies. Gather emergency supplies. Make a plan. Be informed.

          Injury and Violence Prevention and Control

    Manage Stress
    • Balance work, home, and play.
    • Get support from family and friends.
    • Stay positive.
    • Take time to relax.
    • Get 7-9 hours of sleep each night. Make sure kids get more, based on their age.
    • Get help or counseling if needed.

          Tips for Coping with Stress