Health and Lifestyle
Do You Know How Much Food Portions Have Changed in the Last 20 Years?
Visit the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website for some insight as to how much portions have grown. It will also tell you how many minutes it takes to burn off those extra calories. Click on the other parts of the website to find out your BMI (Body Mass Index) or do a meal planner!
Worksite Wellness Ergonomic Exercise Follow the suggestions in the handout to have a healthier and more productive worklife.
A Beginner's Guide to Starting an Exercise Program
Regular exercise promotes better overall health, reduces your risk of developing certain cancers, improves your look and helps you feel less stressed. Exercising on a regular basis can sometimes be very hard to do in this fast paced world. Vitality online provides great guidlines and recomendations that will help you plan a safe and effective program.
- Check With Your Doctor
- Start Slow
- Set Realistic Goals
- Schedule Your Workouts
- Get Expert Advice
- Wear The Right Shoes
- Use The Right Equipment
- Always Warm Up And Cool Down
- Sticking With It
- Working It Into A Busy Schedule
For additional information about these guidlines visit the website posted above
Another great website to visit:
National Nutrition Month
Upcoming Quit Smoking Now Sessions!
Volusia County Quit Smoking Now! and Tools To Quit Classes. Call 877-784-8486 to register or ask questions.
2 Hour Tools to Quit Classes
Volusia YMCA, 761 International Blvd Deland, Wednesday 4/8/15 5:30-7:30pm
Daytona State College DB campus Bldg. 310 rm 104- Friday, 4/17/15 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Daytona State College DB campus Bldg. 310 rm 104- Wednesday, 6/03/15 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
6-week Quit Smoking Now Classes
Bert Fish Medical Center- 401 Palmetto St. New Smyrna Beach, Mondays 3/23/15-4/27/15- 5:30-6:30pm
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Memorial Office bldg. 1st fl. 301 Memorial Medical Pkwy 3/31/5/5/15 5:30-6:30pm
Florida Hospital Deland, Conference rm, 701 Plymouth Ave- 4/7/15-5/12/15 -5:30-6:30pm
Daytona State College, Daytona Beach Campus, Bldg 310 rm 104, Wednesdays 4/22/15 from 5:30-7:00pm
Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Patches, Gum, Lozenge for registered participants
Bring a friend!