P.e And Health Resourceshealthy Active Living

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Healthy Eating and Active Living. ECHOES; NAPNEHD; Policy Change/Health Equity. Voices in the Debate; Resources. Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) Resources. Active living integrates physical activity into daily routines such as walking or biking for transportation or recreation, playing in the park, work in the yard, or using recreation facilities. Active living policies and practices in community design, land use, and facility access have been proven effective to increase levels of physical activity.

P.e And Health Resourceshealthy Active Living

Poor eating choices and lack of exercise are primary risk factors for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, certain cancers, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and osteoporosis. They are also associated with depression, isolation, and mental illness.

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Efforts to increase the availability and affordability of fresh, healthy foods will include: (1) addressing the underlying causes – i.e. food desert mitigation strategies, (2) reducing barriers to making healthy eating decisions, and (3) encouraging connections between existing infrastructure, such as farms and schools, to help create better community access to healthy foods.

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Improving the health and wellness of Spartanburg County through increased physical activity will require efforts that: (1) remove barriers to engaging in physical activity, (2) create more opportunities for active transportation and physical activity, and (3) encourage the use of existing active transportation infrastructure and physical activity resources.