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Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity

The goal of the Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity Section is to prevent and reduce heart disease, stroke and obesity for all logo
Michigan residents.

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.

April Highlight

For the month of April, spring into action towards a healthier you
by eatingMI Healthier Tomorrow Button healthy, getting regular exercise and having regular or annual check-ups with your health care provider.

 

Make healthy eating easier by taking the MI Healthier Tomorrow pledge to receive your free kit in the mail to help you get started.
As a participant, you will receive regular email or text messages
with great tips to help you stay on track with healthy eating!



Click here to read the success stories of pledge participants

Click the icon to visit the USDA site for additional information:

Choose My Plate

Additional resources:

President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition http://www.fitness.gov/

Food and Physical Activity Tracker https://www.supertracker.usda.gov/

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans http://www.health.gov/paguidelines/guidelines/default.aspx 
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

 

Fact Sheets:

Oral Health and Cardiovascular Disease 2015 Fact Sheet This Fact Sheet is a great resource for professionals. It contains studies and associations between cardiovascular health and oral health, Michigan specific statistics on cardiovascular disease prevalence among adults by dental visit as well as prevention efforts.

Cardiovascular Disease in Michigan February 2015 update. This Fact Sheet is a great resource for professionals and patients alike. Statistical facts about high blood pressure, cholesterol and obesity and their risk factors are summarized.

 




HDSP Highlights, Accomplishments, Updates


Health Statistics and Reports







 Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition and
 Physical Activity Section
109 W. Michigan Ave., P.O. Box 30195
Lansing, Michigan 48909
517-335-8180
Fax: 517-335-9056
Teri Wilson, Acting Section Manager

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