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Stretching Toward Better Health - FN607
Stretching may be done at any time of the day and can involve a great number of exercises. This publication covers types of stretching and includes instruction on how to stretch different muscle groups.
Located in Landing Pages / Health and Fitness
3 Tips to a Healthier Celebration (FN1833)
Celebrations such as birthdays or holidays are exciting and memorable times filled with family, friends and food. Nourish your body every time you eat, even when you are celebrating a special day.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Got Calcium? - FN587
This publication highlights the importance of calcium in your diet. It includes daily calcium recommendations, the amount of calcium in common foods, and suggestions for increasing calcium in your diet.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exercise Your Brain - FN1431
Physical activity helps maintain good blood flow to the brain. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that most adults get 30 minutes of moderate activity most days, preferably every day. Short segments of physical activity (such as three 10-minute walks) count toward the goal. Stimulate your brain by adding variety to your activities. Try a new activity, alternate activities throughout the week or take a new route when you walk or jog. Routine activities don’t challenge your brain, so mix it up a little.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Sports Supplements: Play the Game Right - FN1399
An athlete usually needs to increase his/her energy intake compared with the energy used. Athletes also require more water, protein, vitamins and minerals (especially iron and calcium). Before you stock up on these expensive helpers, remember that just eating more nutritious food usually is cheaper and easier.
Located in Landing Pages / Health and Fitness
Eat Smart: Enjoy Healthier Snacks at Work - FN1398
Are you tempted by bowls of candy and trays of cookies at work? Say no to secondhand sweets, and think twice about the food you offer at meetings and around the office. Are you eating enough fruits, vegetables and whole grains? Eating small, frequent, healthy meals or snacks will keep your energy up and make you less likely to overeat at your next meal.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring MyPlate: Vary Your Veggies - FN727
Vegetables are a nutritional bargain. Most vegetables are naturally low in calories and fat and naturally have no cholesterol. Eating vegetables rich in potassium, such as sweet potatoes, white beans and tomato products, might help decrease bone loss.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring MyPlate: Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole Grains - FN726
The food icon at www.ChooseMyPlate.gov recommends that at least half of the grain foods in your diet bewhole grains.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring MyPlate: Know Your Fats - FN725
Not all fats are the same. To help us sort out information about nutrition, the food icon at www.ChooseMyPlate.gov can help us choose a healthy eating plan that’s personalized for our age, sex and activity level.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Quick Facts for Men: Keep Yourself Tuned Up with Good Nutrition - FN1428
Your body and your vehicle have one very important thing in common: They both need to be maintained. This publication will show you the best way to keep your body running smoothly.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
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