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Keep Active and Eat Healthy

Keep Active and Eat Healthy to Improve Well-being and Feel Great Eating foods that are good for you and staying physically active may help you reach and maintain a   healthy weight   and improve how you feel. You also may find that moving more and eating better could help you keep up with the demands of your busy life and be there for the people who depend on you. This web content is part of materials and a program called Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better. The program encourages black women to improve their health through regular physical activity and healthy eating. You may use this information to help yourself, friends, and family members get healthier. It’s never too early or too late to start making small changes to improve your health. Why should I move more and eat better? In addition to helping you reach and maintain a healthy weight, staying active and eating better may lower your chances of developing type 2 diabetes , or high blood sugar high blood pressure kidney disea

Healthy Eating & Physical Activity for Life

  Healthy Eating & Physical Activity for Life Health Tips for Adults Consuming healthy foods, beverages, and snacks, and getting regular  physical activity  may help you reach and maintain a healthy body weight. Making suitable lifestyle choices may also help men and women prevent some health problems. Setting healthy eating and physical activity goals may help you improve your health. Here’s a quick overview of some ways to eat better and be more active. Choose whole grains more often. Try whole-wheat breads and pastas, oatmeal, or brown rice. Select a mix of colorful vegetables. Vegetables of different colors provide a variety of nutrients. Try collards, kale, spinach, squash, sweet potatoes, and tomatoes. At restaurants, eat only half of your meal and take the rest home. Walk in parks, around a track, or in your neighborhood with your family or friends. Make getting physical activity a priority. Try to do at least 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity, like b