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Image of salmon, eggs, and beans to represent  examples of Nutritious Foods


Healthy eating is associated with lower risk for:

  • Chronic diseases, such as Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and certain cancers
  • Overweight and obesity
  • Micronutrient deficiencies

Fewer than 25% of Americans eat fruits and vegetables 5 or more times per day (CDC) External Web Site Icon.

Task Force Findings 
Recommended Completed February 2007
Insufficient Evidence Completed October 2003
Insufficient Evidence Completed June 2003
Presentations and Promotional Materials

Community Guide In Action: Stories from the Field

Rural Community Works Together to Stay "Fun and Fit"

Community Guide Flyer

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Use this quick-read description of the Community Guide as a handout for presentations or as a stand-alone piece for exhibits, webinars, meetings, and conferences. [Two pages, designed to print front-and-back, head-to-head in color, on white 8.5" x 11" paper]


The Community Guide in Action

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