March 17, 2017 9:00 AMCategory: Nutrition

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

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March is National Nutrition Month and, similar to the work of Plan4Health projects in Kenton County, KY and Tarrant County, TX, many communities are seeing the value in supporting policy and environmental changes to increase access to nutritious foods. Massachusetts General Hospital piloted a program in Chelsea, Massachusetts to help small grocery stores stock fruits […]

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March 6, 2017 6:53 PMCategory: Nutrition

March is National Nutrition Month

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Plan4Health is celebrating National Nutrition Month® by promoting the many benefits of eating a healthy and balanced diet. National Nutrition Month® highlights the importance of nutritious food options in keeping communities strong and healthy. Eating healthy does not have to be expensive. There are many low-cost or no-cost alternatives – choose whole-grain bread instead of […]

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March 1, 2016 6:48 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

PSE Changes in Rural Communities

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Addressing lack of access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity in rural communities is accompanied by unique challenges and opportunities. Strategies that may work well in more urban areas sometimes fall flat when attempted in a rural setting, underscoring the importance of empathy when designing initiatives – there must be authentic community involvement […]

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