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Consuming a variety of nutritious foods and beverages keeps you performing and looking your best, whether you are 8, 18, or 80.

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Stay fit during the holidays

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11/28/2016
Navy Chief Petty Officer Eduardo Medero, right, takes height and weight measurements from Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Rodney Good during a physical fitness assessment weigh-in. Experts say to keep weight in check. Weigh yourself in the morning, at least once or twice a week, during the holidays. This should enough to notice any slight increase from the week and to keep you in check for the weekend and vice-versa. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Theron J. Godbold)

It seems as if the Thanksgiving-to-New Year's holiday season is one long, tempting food-fest designed to make you gain weight

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Proper nutrition can help manage diabetes

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11/21/2016
A Soldier performs a glucose screening. A person diagnosed with diabetes is lacking insulin or is insulin resistant so that the body can’t process sugars normally. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessica A DuVernay)

Good nutrition is important for any healthy lifestyle, but for diabetics balancing nutrition, activity and medication is vital

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Vitamin D B12 Deficiency

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9/19/2016
Adequate intake of B vitamins is important to ensure optimum energy production and the building of muscle tissue.

Adequate intake of B vitamins is important to ensure optimum energy production and the building of muscle tissue.

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Stimulants - Are you up to speed?

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5/19/2016
Operation Supplement Safety infographic about stimulants

Get up to speed and check out the new OPSS infographic with information on what you need to know about these dietary supplement ingredients

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Eating Smart on the Run

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1/25/2016
infographic for eating smart when eating out

Tips for making healthy choices when eating out.

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Practice Healthy Living Habits

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1/19/2016
Infographic listing 5 key healthy habits for the new year

A list of healthy living habits you can take on in 2016.

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Holiday Food Safety Tip: Keep Cold Food Cold

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11/23/2015
Food Safety Tip: Keep cold food cold

Don't let your cold dishes sit out on a counter for more than 2 hours. Keep it chilled at 40 degrees or less.

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Holiday Food Safety Tip: Cook Food Thoroughly

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11/16/2015
Infographic: Holiday Food Safety Tip #3, Cook Food Thoroughly

Use a thermometer to ensure your food is cooked to the right minimum internal temperature.

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Holiday Food Safety Tip: Marinate Meat Safely

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11/9/2015
Holiday Food Safety Tip #2

Marinate your food in the refrigerator, and keep it there until you're ready to cook it.

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Holiday Food Safety Tip: Wash Your Hands

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11/2/2015
Infographic: Holiday Food Safety Tip - Wash Your Hands

Washing your hands often is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of bacteria.

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Decision Brief Obesity

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11/18/2013

Decision briefing to the Defense Health Board on Obesity presented on November 18, 2013

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Dietary Supplement Use in the Military

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8/19/2013

Update on Dual Loyalties of Medical Providers presented to the Defense Health Board

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Obesity Report Decision Brief

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8/19/2013

Obesity Report Decision Brief presented to the Defense Health Board

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Obesity Update

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6/27/2013

Obesity Update presented to the Defense Health Board

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Obesity Update

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11/27/2012

Defense Health Board Obesity Update

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