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A Life Inspired: Tales of Peace Corp Service

From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, a new book on every day healthy eating and physical activity for life. The food and physical activity choices you make every day affect your health — how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future. A Healthier You is grounded in the comprehensive science-based advice of the official Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005.

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A Healthier You, Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

A Healthier You brings together nutrition information from the Federal Government that may reduce your risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and certain cancers, and increase your chances for a longer life.

This one-stop, easy-to-use resource will help you make wise food and physical activity choices to manage your weight with:

  • Healthy eating patterns with a seven-day menu from the DASH* Eating Plan
  • Ways to use the Nutrition Facts label to make healthy product choices
  • Tips for eating out and when you are on the go
  • Nearly 100 easy, healthy and tested recipes along with helpful web sites
  • Reproducible worksheets to track your progress
  • Steps for incorporating physical activity into your life

Plus, A Healthier You includes the complete Dietary Guidelines for Americans, with its 41 key recommendations.

The price for A Healthier You is $15, which includes shipping and handling. The over the counter price at the GPO Main Bookstore, 710 North Capitol St. NW, Washington, DC will be $12.95.

Year/Pages: Soft cover (6” x 9”); Approximately 325 pages with color illustrations and tables.

Stock #: 017-001-00555-0

Price: $15.00

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