Learn the skills you need to make healthy eating and regular physical activity a part of your lifestyle. Eat Healthy, Be Active is a six-week nutrition and physical activity program for adults.

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Eat. Move. Repeat.

Eat Healthy, Be Active is a nutrition and physical activity program for adults. It promotes living healthy to reduce the risk of obesity and chronic disease. Participants learn the skills needed to make healthy eating and regular physical activity a part of their lifestyle.

Each class is about one hour. There are six classes in the series. Participants receive stretch bands for physical activity and a certificate of completion.

Class series are taught throughout the community, including but not limited to community centers, churches, schools and local MSU Extension offices. Group series are available if there are six to 15 people, and at least half of the group is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible.  If you are interested in scheduling or participating in an Eat Healthy, Be Active program contact your local MSU Extension office.

"I look at what I put on my plate and see if it looks like the MyPlate picture. I do it that way all the time now; it doesn’t seem right not to… my doctor said my cholesterol is too high…I really think this is helping." MSU Extension nutrition education series program participant

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    Matter of Balance

    July 12, 2019 - August 30, 2019 Plymouth Arms Senior Apartments, 890 Perkins NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

    A Matter of Balance is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Participants learn to view falls as controllable, make changes to reduce fall risk at home, and exercise to improve balance.

Not seeing an upcoming class in your area? Contact us at your county MSU Extension office for more information about this program in your area.


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