, parent-child games and ways to become more active in the community.
Visit the We Can! website at www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/ public/heart/obesity/wecan to download the free parent handbook that is part of the program.
of the 2001 NCEP ATP III Cholesterol Guidelines (free online at www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cholesterol/atp_iii.htm). “Even with good cholesterol control, exercise, better dietary choices and weight loss are independent
and its treatment (JNC VI Guidelines for Evaluation, Treatment and Prevention of High Blood Pressure), contact the National Institutes of Health Web site at www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/hypertension/jncintro.htm.
Approaches to Stop Hypertension) balanced | calories based on individual needs | high in fruits and vegetables | low sodium developed to reduce blood pressure well studied with clear health benefits | relatively easy to follow, with information and meal plans available for free (www.nhlbi.nih.gov
, and Associated Disease Risks. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/lose_wt/bmi_dis.htm. (Accessed: May 2, 2012).
PBH (Produce for Better Health Foundation). 2003. State of the Plate Study on America’s Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables.
The exercise guidelines are more definitive for clients with CVD than for those with the other disorders covered
it forward” mentorship that gets trainers involved in their local communities.
I’ve partnered with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services in their We Can!™ (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition) Campaign (www.nhlbi.nih.gov
’s motivation to lose weight; and (3) build a partnership with the client (NHLBI 2002). Refer to www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/heart/obesity/aim_kit/steps.pdf for more detailed information on these methods.
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