Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity
The Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity Section is a
heart disease and stroke prevention program from the
Michigan Department of Community Health.
Vision: A heart-healthy and stroke-free Michigan.
Mission: Create a heart-healthy and stroke-free Michigan by increasing physical activity and healthy eating, reducing health disparities, and preventing and controlling other cardiovascular disease risk factors.
Ringing in the New Year is always a good time for positive behavior changes such as:
For more information, go to the Million Heartstm website - http://millionhearts.hhs.gov/abouthds/prevention.html#HCP as these positive changes can prevent heart disease and stroke.
The American Psychological Association recommends that you use the following five tips to help you make long lasting behavior changes (please consult with your health care provider on these tips):
For more complete information regarding these tips refer to the article at http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/lifestyle-changes.aspx
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Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition and
Physical Activity Section
109 W. Michigan Ave., P.O. Box 30195
Lansing, Michigan 48909
Teri Wilson, Acting Section Manager
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