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VA Palo Alto Health Care System

 

Salute Your Health

Welcome to the Salute Your Health Web page! We are dedicated to providing health & wellness information to patients of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System.

Healthy Tip - AVOCADOS: More than just "good fat" and guacamole. Avocados are high in unsaturated fat (good fat), and contain vitamin C, thiamine, riboflavin and beta-carotene.

More healthy tips

Be a Healthy Role Model for Children
Ten tips for setting good examples.

ChooseMyPlate.gov
The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans.

Community Resources in Your Area
A list of wellness opportunities in the local area: fitness centers, pools, community centers, and recreation facilities.

Farmers Market
Support your local farmers at the VA Palo Alto Farmers Market!

The VA Palo Alto Farmers Market takes place every Wednesday, 10 am - 2 pm, in front of the main hospital building. Last day of the season is November 12, 2014. View campus map >

Find a Farmers Market near you!

MOVE! Weight Management Program
In the MOVE program you will be paired with a healthy living coach who will help you manage your weight and live a healthier life.

Nutrition Education Classes
VA Palo Alto Health Care System offers a variety of health education classes, including basic nutrition, high blood pressure, diabetes, and weight management.

Online Resources
We have put together a list of websites that can help you on your journey to healthy living.

Smart Shopping Guide
Some food choices are better than others. Next time you are buying groceries, remember these smart shopping tips.

To Your Health Newsletter
Your resource for recipes, health information, articles, and much more!

Walking for Wellness
Did you know that you can exercise at any one of our VA clinics? Check out our walking maps and take a step toward better health.

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BMI: Body Mass Index