“The first wealth is health.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some of the primary ways to take care of your health are:
The food you put into your body is used to fuel your everyday activities and makes a difference in your health. Just like you need the right fuel to run your car, our bodies need the right fuel to run, i.e. carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals. The wrong fuel may eventually lead to adverse effects that can lead to heart disease, obesity and osteoporosis—among others.
Learn how to minimize the risk of diseases like these through a proper diet by reading these disease prevention articles. Learn the importance of a proper diet and gather more information on select chronic diseases.
Though there is a genetic component involved, disease prevention can be significantly affected by the food you eat as well as other lifestyle habits! Learn how to lower your blood pressure through the DASH diet. Keep your bones strong with the foods you eat and prevent osteoporosis. Discover how increased physical activity can further strengthen bones.
Give your body what it needs and maintain your health!
A Food Combination to Lower Blood Pressure
Healthy Aging—Helping Older Adults Achieve Optimal Health and Wellness
Healthy Eating During Cold and Flu Season
How to Prevent Osteoporosis and Keep Your Bones Strong
Potassium: A Key Nutrient in Heart Health
Preventing Colon Cancer Starts in Your Refrigerator!
Preventing Fractures through a Commitment to Healthy Bones
Vitamin D: Count on Sunshine and Milk
What's Your Calcium Intake?
See if you're getting enough calcium from the foods you eat.
This program, brought to you by Dairy Council of California, aligns with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
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