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4th H for Health Challenge

Consider participating in the 4th H for Health Challenge designed for 4-H clubs to address healthy habits. Go to the Wyoming 4-H website for more

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Eating on the Run

Use MyPlate to guide food choices   During Activity: hydrate, keep foods light Drink to replace losses—your thirst is a pretty good guide Sports drinks

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FitEx is an 8-week online program that promotes physical activity and fruit & vegetable consumption. Participants form teams, set goals, track progress online, and compete

Appetite for Knowledge

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Move More…Sit Less

Move More…Sit Less is about being physically active and not sitting for long periods of time at work, during leisure time, and when you are

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Move It! Move It!

American adults spend about 55 percent of their waking day inactive. A sedentary lifestyle has been linked to diabetes and death from heart disease or

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