Learn how to make healthy choices about nutrition and physical fitness with information you and your family can instantly apply. You'll find tips on how to help those around you – your parents, children, spouse, and friends – build and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Health-related habits are often established in the family. The family influences how children and youth become involved in healthy and unhealthy behaviors [2-6]. Additionally, in intimate relationships, the nutrition and physical activities of one member of the couple tends to impact the behavior and body weight of the other [7-8].
Nutrition and physical fitness are very much family affairs.
For Warfighter-specific nutrition and dietary supplement information, visit the Nutrition and Dietary Supplements sections on the HPRC website, and for Warfighter-specific physical fitness information, visit the Physical Fitness section. For more information on overcoming unhealthy behaviors such as substance abuse, and fostering healthy ones, visit HPRC’s Mind Tactics section.