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IMPACT: Family and Consumer Sciences, Fit Extension Working to Promote Healthy Habits

ID

VCE-55NP

Authors as Published

Karen Roth Gehrt, Assistant Director, Planning, Accountability, and Impact Communications, Virginia Tech

    Cover, IMPACT: Family and Consumer Sciences, Fit Extension Working to Promote Healthy Habits

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Combined, physical inactivity and unhealthy eating are second only to tobacco use as the primary cause of death in the United States. Conversely, regular physical activity and healthy eating habits improve quality of life, prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and cancer, and reduce health care costs for both the individual and society.

Rights


Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, reprint, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University.

Publisher

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Date

October 24, 2013