Eating Healthy and Staying Active
It is important to eat healthy and stay active to keep your body healthy.
Getting active is an important part to staying healthy. Here are several articles and tools to help you stay active:
How to Get Active
Finding reasons to get active, and even getting started, can be hard without some tips. Use this tip sheet to start a conversation about getting and staying active.
Part of healthy living is eating right. Here are several tips and tools to help you eat healthier:
Check Your Eating Habits
How healthy are your eating habits? Use this checklist to check what you know about healthy eating.
All people can live healthier by eating healthy foods and being physically active. This newsletter provides important tips on eating healthy and being active.
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.
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.
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.