Healthy Ideas

Experts recommend that you accumulate as little as 30 minutes of activity a day, most days of the week, in order to achieve health benefits. Here are a variety of ways you can help get yourself and your family more active and in a healthier frame of mind:

Getting Children to Be More Active
Tips and ideas for getting your kids off the couch, away from the junk food, and outside having fun. Brought to you by the Albany County Department of Health.
 
How to Encourage Healthy Nutritional Behaviors
Think habits, not diets. Tips and ideas for guiding your children toward better food choices for life long health. Brought to you by the Albany County Department of Health.
 
Ways to Introduce Healthy Foods to Children
Getting your children involved in mealtimes and encouraging creativity will help promote healthy food habits that can last a lifetime. Try some of our ideas, see what else you can think of! Brought to you by the Albany County Department of Health.
 
Ways to Support an Active Lifestyle
Family time doesn't have to be spent sitting in front the TV.