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Resources from 2018 Farm to EVERY Fork Healthy U workshop series

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Incorporating 30 minutes of activity into your day can make a real difference in your health and well-being and is easy to do. You can break it into two 15-minute or three 10-minute sessions if that’s easier. Download this Physical Activity Tip Sheet for ideas for making physical activity a regular part of the day.

Download 30 Minutes of Chair Exercises and/or Strength & Balance Exercises for exercises you can to while seated. You can do them at your desk during a break or while watching TV.

  • Ask your doctor if you have any exercise restrictions.
  • Stay within your comfort level.
  • Don’t force any stretch or movement.
  • Stop if something feels painful to you.
  • Do each exercise slowly – it is more strengthening and less stressful on your joints!
  • Keep breathing deeply and evenly throughout each exercise.
  • Begin each exercise by sitting tall with both of your feet flat on the floor.

Walking Groups make it easier to stay motivated and provide support. Below is a list of local groups.

Inside Track Sponsored by Eskaton
8:30 am, Arden Fair Mall Food Court (2nd floor)
Sign up for free to log your miles and become eligible for milestone awards.

Inside Track is a health and community driven mall-walking program designed to encourage safe exercise and unity at Arden Fair. You can join the program by signing up during regular mall hours at Guest Services on the lower level near JCPenney.

For more information call 1-916-514-4100

Walk to Thrive Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente
Open to all
Physician-led walk 
Every Thursday (May through September) at 11:45 a.m. 

Starting and ending at the Kaiser Permanente booth in the Farmers Market on Capitol Mall at 6th and Capitol. 

Free. No registration necessary

Walk with a Doc sponsored by UC Davis Family & Community Medicine and Southgate Recreation & Park District
Florin Creek Park, 7468 Persimmon Ave.
3rd Saturdays of Every Month
9-10AM. 
Check-in begins @ 8:45AM!

Free, no registration necessary.

Sacramento Walking Sticks
Non-profit organization run 100% by volunteers
All events are open to everyone, membership not required
Non-competitive, go at your own pace
Free

For more information attend a meeting,  June 14, 7 p.m. Arden-Dimick Library
Or visit: http://www.sacramentowalkingsticks.org

NUTRITION

Making healthy food choices is smart regardless your age. Download 10 Tips for Healthy Eating for an Active Lifestyle or Good Nutrition Tips for 65+ to get started.


EatFresh.org is a great source for simple healthful recipes including categories that for kid-friendly, low sugar, and vegetarian. Meal plans, “Ask a Dietician”, healthy lifestyle tips, detailed info about types of foods and much more.

The new Nutrition Facts label click the image to download a PDF

Building a balanced plate 

click to visit the Choose My Plate website with more tools for eating healthy.

MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image—a place for setting a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate, in your cup, or in your bowl

Download a PDF of the MyPlate handout with useful information

 

 

 

 


Slide deck from Farm to EVERY Fork, September 26, 2014

Dr. Glenna Trouchet, public health policy expert spoke at our 2014 Farm to Every Fork event “Change Food Policy, Change the World!”

 

Slide decks from Farm to EVERY Fork October 2013

October 4
Food Insecurity in Sacramento: A complex problem in need of creative solutions
presented by Katie Valenzuela, Ubuntu Green and California Food Literacy

October 11
Understanding the Food System: How it Works and When it Doesn’t
presented by Robyn Krock, Valley Vision

 

October 14
How You Can Help: Improving Access to Fresh, Local Food
presented by Kerin Gould, PhD, Alchemist CDC