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Physical activity is more fun with others. Join a walking group, a fitness class or play with the kids outside.

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Mix it up—try walking, biking, dancing, martial arts, gardening, or playing ball.

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When it is time to celebrate as a family, do something active like a trip to the zoo, park, or lake.

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Make half your plate fruit and veggies. A simple way to feel better and be healthier.

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Aim to make at least half your grains whole grains. The label should say 100% whole grain.

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Cut back on foods high in solid fats, added sugars, and salt, foods such as sweets, colas, pizza and fatty meats.

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Cut calories by drinking water or unsweetened beverages.

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Start a small garden—in the yard or a pot on the deck—for fresh vegetables and herbs.

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Rinse fresh vegetables and fruits under running water just before eating, cutting, or cooking.

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Save money on food by making a shopping list and sticking to it.

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Try adding walking to your daily routine. Even ten minute walks can add up to better health.

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Did you know?

Children and teens should get at least 1 hour of physical activity every day.

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Adults should get at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day.

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Raisins and prunes are fruits and make a great snack. Raisins are dried grapes and prunes are dried plums.

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