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A HEALTHIER YOU
Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Published by:  U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

NEW RELEASE: NOVEMBER 2005

NEW BOOK ON EVERY DAY HEALTHY EATING AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR LIFE

A Healthier You book cover The food and physical activity choices you make every day affect your health — how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future. A Healthier You is grounded in the comprehensive science-based advice of the official Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005.

A Healthier You brings together nutrition information from the Federal Government that may reduce your risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and certain cancers, and increase your chances for a longer life.

This one-stop, easy-to-use resource will help you make wise food and physical activity choices to manage your weight with:

  • Healthy eating patterns with a seven-day menu from the DASH* Eating Plan
  • Ways to use the Nutrition Facts label to make healthy product choices
  • Tips for eating out and when you are on the go
  • Nearly 100 easy, healthy and tested recipes along with helpful websites
  • Reproducible worksheets to track your progress
  • Steps for incorporating physical activity into your life
    Plus, A Healthier You includes the complete Dietary Guidelines for Americans, with its 41 key recommendations.
Book Specs: Soft cover, trade book size (6 x 9); Approximately 325 pages with four color illustrations and tables; GPO Stock Number 017-001-00555-0; $12.95 (list price).
*Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension

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