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Eat Smart, Move More and Go Green

  • Who is it for?

    Anyone who wants to eat smart, move more and help the environment

  • How do you get it?

    This resource is distributed electronically and can be downloaded from this page.

  • How is it used?

    Provides tips to help consumers eat healthier, be more physically active and be environmentally friendly at the same time!

Eat Smart, Move More, Go GreenEat Smart, Move More and Go Green - Tips for helping the environment while eating smart and moving more

As energy prices rise and warnings trigger questions about food safety, a growing number of consumers are "going green" and stores are offering organic foods and eco-friendly products to tap into consumer concerns about their health and the environment. How can we Eat Smart and Move More, while also being environmentally friendly? To that end, the Eat Smart, Move More and Go Green guide provides easy suggestions for adopting healthy behaviors that will also help the environment. The guide includes 21 simple tips to help consumers eat healthier, be more physically active and be environmentally friendly at the same time!

There are ideas on how to be environmentally conscious while following each of the seven Eat Smart, Move More NC key messages i.e. Eat at Home More, Watch Less TV, Move More, Right-Size your Portions, Drink More Water, Eat More Fruits and Veggies and Breastfeed your Baby.

For example, making sure that we recycle all clean aluminum cans, foil and pans, plastic bottles and glass jars as we use these items to prepare meals at home.

The NC Division of Public Health developed this guide in partnership with NC Cooperative Extension and NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources to support the Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina movement.

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