EAT HEALTHY, BE ACTIVE

We all know we should eat healthy and be active to stay well. We get lots of advice about the best way to do this—especially from the media. It’s hard to know what is true or what works best. Public health can help. Public health scientists study these complex issues to learn what really works. Then our communication experts create information and tools that you can use to make the right choices.

OUR ROLE

We’ve collected some of most current and user-friendly resources about how to eat healthy and get enough physical activity. You’ll find science-based information you can rely on and tools you can use to make it easier.

EAT HEALTHY

How do I start? Learn how to balance calories eaten with calories burned.

Learn about the plate – a simple new tool for choosing the right foods for your calorie goal.

Use this tool to get a personalized food plan based on your current activity level.

Find a farmers market near you! Many farmers markets accept food coupons.

BE ACTIVE

You don’t have to be a marathon runner to get fit. How much activity is enough? Find out here.

Are you a senior? There are special benefits for you in staying strong and keeping active.

Got kids that love screen time? Find ways to get them moving.

Kitsap County has great trails for walking, biking and more.

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Try READY, SET, GO! 5210 KITSAP

For more information, contact Yolanda Fong (360) 337-5275 yolanda.fong@kitsappublichealth.org


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