Health extends beyond nutrition and physical activity. Explore the resources below that include high quality printables for your faith community.
More than 1/3 of United States adults are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We know that balanced eating is a critical part of maintaining a healthy weight. Eating healthier doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Check out the meal ideas and nutrition information below.
We know that being active is good for us. But did you know that people who are physically active tend to live longer and have lower risk for heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, depression, and some cancers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? Yet only 21% of United States adults get the recommended amount of physical activity a week (CDC). We can change that.
Improving Muslim Youth Participation in Physical Education and Physical Activity in San Diego County
Help improve the participation of Muslim youth in school and community physical activity opportunities with this how-to guide.Download PDF
Prayer Walking with Your Community
Prayer walks connect the divine and creation. Here's how to incorporate movement into your prayer times, no matter your faith..Download PDF
Sometimes we, or someone we know, needs help buying food. According to the San Diego Hunger Coalition, more than 1 in 5 children in San Diego County do not have enough food to eat. There is help. No one has to go hungry.
Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among United States adults and someone in the US has a heart attack every 40 seconds! Click below to learn more about how to prevent heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Did you know that one in six adults in the US lives with a mental illness, according to the National Institute of Mental Health? It’s estimated that only half of people with mental illness receive help or treatment. Help is available!
Smoking and Tobacco
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smokers die 10-12 years earlier than nonsmokers. It’s never too late to quit and you don’t have to quit on your own. Call for help today.