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Cent$ible Nutrition Program

1000 E. University Avenue

Dept. 3354

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-5375

Toll Free: 1-877-219-4646

Fax: 307-766-5686

Email: cnp-info@uwyo.edu

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A healthy lifestyle is not just about what you eat. A healthy lifestyle also includes physical activity.

Many people think physical activity is a way to lose weight. Being active can help you reach a healthy weight. It can also help you in other ways. Physical activity is important for a healthy body and a healthy mind. It can help protect you from long-lasting diseases. In addition, physical activity can help decrease:

  • High blood pressure

  • Risk of heart disease

  • Risk of diabetes

  • Risk of stroke

Being physically active helps your body in other ways too. It helps make your:

  • Balance better

  • Bones stronger

  • Muscles stronger

  • Heart stronger

Physical activity is also good for your mind. Being physically active helps people:

  • Have more energy

  • Feel happier

  • Have less anxiety and depression

  • Sleep well

  • Have better memory

  • Feel more relaxed

  • Relieve stress

  • Be more positive

  • Live longer

For more information about the importance of physical activity in a healthy lifestyle, contact your county educator. Or, you can have an educator contact you.

To learn more about physical activity and adding it to your lifestyle, visit our tips page. For information about physical activity and youth, visit our active youth page.


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Cent$ible Nutrition Program

1000 E. University Avenue

Dept. 3354

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-5375

Toll Free: 1-877-219-4646

Fax: 307-766-5686

Email: cnp-info@uwyo.edu

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