Nutrition & Physical Activity

Nutrition is essential for proper growth and development. Poor eating habits can greatly contribute to preventable illnesses and premature deaths. Research from the National Center for Health Statistics indicates that dietary factors like too much saturated fat, not enough fruits and vegetables, calcium deficiency and too many calories are associated with coronary heart disease, some cancers, stroke, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis and obesity.


American Dietetic Association
American Diabetes Association
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