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.
Be a Healthy Role Model for Children
Ten tips for setting good examples.
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.
Support your local farmers at the VA Palo Alto Farmers Market!
The VA Palo Alto Farmers Market is closed for the season. It will reopen in April 2014.
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. You'll also find healthy tips and recipes on our MOVE page.
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.
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.