If you’ve pledged to focus on your health in the new year, exercising your mind and body in the great outdoors is a great way to meet your goal!
information on 8 Steps for Health program, food facts and jumping rope for exercise. (PDF format only)
Regular physical activity is associated with immediate and long-term health benefits such as easier weight control, lower blood pressure, improved cardio-respiratory function and enhanced psychological well-being. Active children are more likely to become active adults. Suggestions for indoor and outdoor activities included. (PDF format only)
5 a day. That’s how many vegetables and fruits you need to eat. This illustrated children's nutrition book provides more information. (PDF format only)
Snacks are OK...if you don't eat them too close to mealtime. Use the snack food guide pyramid to help you choose a healthy snack.
Learn how to read the nutrition facts label. Recipe for banana raisin pancakes included.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture