Nutrition and Physical Activity

March 3, 2022
The Food and Nutrition fact sheet discusses how eating well helps people living with cancer to feel better and stay stronger; the Nutrition Handbook provides tips and resources that you can use to help you prepare healthy meals for you and your family.
March 2, 2022
Differences in the prevalence of physical inactivity in the United States exist by race/ethnicity and location, according to new CDC maps.
November 16, 2021
Active People, Healthy Nation (SM) is an initiative led by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to improve the health of 27 million Americans by 2027 by increasing their level of physical activity.
September 30, 2021
The CDC 2020 Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps for 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 2 US territories show self-reported adult obesity prevalence by race, ethnicity, and location. The data comes from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, an on-going state-based, telephone interview…
September 30, 2021
The Active Communities Tool (ACT): An Action Planning Guide and Assessment Modules to Improve Community Built Environments to Promote Physical Activity helps committed, cross-sector teams create an action plan for improving community built environments that promote physical activity consistent with…
September 23, 2021
This guide provides information on the meaning and interpretation of food packages and labels.
September 22, 2021
This handy guide provides tips for healthy snacks to get you through the day.
September 22, 2021
The first step to cooking healthy is to stock your kitchen with a variety of foods that you can throw together for healthy meals in a hurry. Keep these foods on hand for fast meals on busy nights.
September 22, 2021
Tips for making quick entrees for when you’re hungry and in a hurry.
September 22, 2021
Guide to a low-fiber diet for individuals with cancer. Covers the definition of a low-fiber diet, lists low-fiber foods, and describes differences between soluble and insoluble fiber.