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Exercise, Diet and Weight Management


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Be Active Your Way - Consumer Booklet for Adults
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Be Active Your Way - Consumer Booklet for Adults
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This booklet contains loads of ideas to help you reach the recommended activity level which includes 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate aerobic activity a week plus strengthening activities two days a week. (Previous item number: 114Y)
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: $2.75
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Calcium QuickFacts
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Calcium QuickFacts
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Information about why you need calcium and how to get it.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Do You Know the Health Risks of Being Overweight?
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Do You Know the Health Risks of Being Overweight?
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Being overweight increases your chances of developing serious health problems, like heart disease, diabetes, or cancer. This guide can help you lose weight safely and develop a healthier lifestyle. (Previous item number: 323H)
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Folate
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Folate
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Information about why you need Folate and how to get it.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Handout on Health: Sports Injuries
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Handout on Health: Sports Injuries
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This booklet contains information about different types of sports injuries that occur in both children and adults. It contains information about the difference between acute and chronic injuries, treatment, when to see a doctor, and how to prevent them. Information is also provided on recent treatment advances from research. (Previous item number: 502T)
Available: online
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Helping Your Overweight Child
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Helping Your Overweight Child
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If you are the parent of an overweight child, or are concerned about your child's eating habits, this guide can help put your family on the path to good nutrition and health. (Previous item number: 385K)
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Herbs at a Glance
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Herbs at a Glance
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Provides basic information about specific herbs or botanicals - common names, what the science says, potential side effects and cautions, and resources for more information.
Available: online, e-reader
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Iron
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Iron
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Information about why you need Iron and how to get it.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Just Enough for You: About Food Portions
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Just Enough for You: About Food Portions
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To control your weight, you need to do more than just choose a healthy mix of foods. You should also look at the kinds of food you eat and how much you eat at a time. Learn how much you need to eat and how to control food portions so that you can eat just enough for you.
Available: online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Multivitamin and Mineral Supplements QuickFacts
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Multivitamin and Mineral Supplements QuickFacts
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Provides information about why you need a multivitamin and how to get it.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Questions & Answers About Knee Problems
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Questions & Answers About Knee Problems
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This booklet contains general information about knee problems. It describes common knee problems, the causes, and treatment options. Information is also provided on current research. (Previous item number: 530T)
Available: online
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Real Life Benefits of Exercise and Physical Activity Tip Sheet
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Real Life Benefits of Exercise and Physical Activity Tip Sheet
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Learn about the four types of exercise will give you a wide range of real-life benefits.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families
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Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families
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Learn to manage your diabetes by eating healthy. This recipe booklet can help you put together healthy meals.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Vitamin B12
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Vitamin B12
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Provides information about why you need Vitamin B12 and how to get it.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Vitamin D QuickFacts
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Vitamin D QuickFacts
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Information about why you need Vitamin D and how to get it.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Weight Loss for Life
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Weight Loss for Life
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The key to successful weight loss is making changes in your eating and physical activity habits that can keep up for the rest of your life. The information presented here may help put you on the road to healthy habits. (Previous item number: 382K)
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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What I Need to Know About Celiac Disease
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What I Need to Know About Celiac Disease
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An easy-to-read booklet defining celiac disease and outlining its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. The booklet includes some examples of a gluten-free diet.
Available: online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Workout to Go
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Workout to Go
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The 13 exercises in this sample workout provides easy-to-follow strength, balance, and flexibility exercises that you can do anytime, anywhere.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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