On March 20th, 2023 we welcome the official start of the Spring season with the Spring Equinox. With Spring comes warmer weather, flowers in bloom, and more in-season produce in Virginia. How can you best enjoy this season of blooming? 5 Tips for a Happy and Healthy Spring: 1. Enjoy more time outdoors with friends… Read more »
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We have resources to help you get the most out of your food budget to make healthy meals at home.
Everyone should have access to healthy, nutritious foods. The Virginia Family Nutrition Program encourages Virginians to eat smart by making healthy food and lifestyle choices. Learn how to plan and cook healthy snacks and meals on a budget.
Physical activity is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle. The Virginia Family Nutrition Program encourages Virginians to move more at whatever level is most comfortable for them. Small changes over time will help you and your family stay happy and healthy now and in the future.
A little planning can go a long way. Learn how to plan your meals to get the most out of your shopping trips.
Whether you’re shopping at the supermarket, farmers market, or small corner store, it’s important to know how to navigate the store. Learn how to find the most affordable foods for your budget.
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Celebrating February: Black History Month, American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day!
In the month of February, we celebrate Black History Month, American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day. Read more to learn about these holidays and observances and get tips for how to celebrate. Valentine’s Day On February 14th of each year, we celebrate Valentine’s Day. We have all seen the modern love-themed cards, pink hearts, and candy… Read more »
New Year, Healthy You
As we welcome the 2023 year, you may be reflecting on the last year and planning goals and behavior changes for the new year. If you are looking for direction or are unsure where to start, this article provides tips, tricks, and helpful worksheets for goal setting. “A goal without a plan is just a… Read more »