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Nutrition and Fitness

Good eating habits, proper nutrition and physical fitness are essential for good health.

WIC: Each year about 250,000 New Jersey women, infants and children receive supplemental foods, nutritional education and counseling, and access to healthcare through this program.More…

The New Jersey Obesity Prevention Action Plan: This plan is the beginning of a statewide, coordinated effort to support and enhance obesity prevention among New Jersey residents. The Action Plan was developed based on the work and recommendations of three sub-committees: education, nutrition and physical activity, established by the Obesity Prevention Task Force. More...

NJ Council on Physical Fitness and Sports: Check out the activities, tips and resources. More...

Childhood obesity: on the rise. A new school-based survey of 6 th-graders body weight indicates alarming incidence of obesity. More...
DOH coordinates its response through the Childhood Obesity Roundtable. More...

Osteoporosis: progressive loss of bone mass—is a pediatric disease with a geriatric outcome. More...

Intergenerational School Breakfast: Seniors help young students learn about good nutrition through this program. More…

USDA Food Pyramid: is an important source on
Improving diet
Regular physical activity

 


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