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It is important to eat healthy and stay active to keep your body healthy. 

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Eating to Prevent Anemia

Prevent Anemia
Thu, 05/01/2008
Thu, 05/01/2008
Maintaining Great Health

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What is anemia?

Anemia is a blood disorder.

Anemia is when your body doesn’t have enough healthy red blood cells.

Anemia can be life threatening.

Your blood carries oxygen throughout your body.

Oxygen helps your body work properly.

Oxygen gives you energy and makes you look & feel healthy.

Last updated on Thu, 06/17/2010 - 12:55

Obesity and Your Family

August 8, 2004
August 8, 2004
Working Towards a Healthier Lifestyle

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Obesity is an epidemic in this country that is continuing to increase each year. It is now estimated that two out of every three adults are overweight or obese. Approximately one out of every three adults is obese. Studies indicate that people with developmental disabilities are even more likely to be overweight than people without disabilities.

Last updated on Mon, 06/14/2010 - 15:19

Healthy Lifestyle Choices for People with Developmental Disabilities

December 12, 2006
December 12, 2006
Smart Choices for Leading a Healthy Life

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All people, including those with developmental disabilities, make choices every day that can influence their health and safety. As a direct support professional, you can educate the individuals you support about different healthy choices they can make. You can also encourage and assist individuals as they learn how to make healthy choices.

Last updated on Mon, 06/14/2010 - 10:25