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Health is not just the absence of disease, it is a lifestyle. This section of the web site provides you with resources designed to help you make good lifestyle choices to help you live a healthy life.

Eat Healthy
Choose my plate
Healthy Eating Plans
Pick a Better Snack
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label

Physical Activity
Getting Active
Physical activity for all women
Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI)

Make Healthy Choices
20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors
How to Quit Smoking
Smoking and How to Quit
Questions and Answers on Alcohol Consumption
Become a Smarter Driver
Helmet Safety

Get Routine Exams and Screenings
Women's Preventative Service Guidelines
Screening Tests for Women

Manage Stress and Be Good to Yourself
Stress at Work
Stress and Your Health

Know Yourself and Your Risks
My Family Health Portrait
Know Yourself and Your Risks

State/National Resources
Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowans Fit for Life
National Women’s Health Information Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Physical Activity and Weight Control
Exercise for Your Bone Health

Lifetime Learning

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