Overweight and obesity raises a person’s risk of getting some cancers. Overweight is a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 29, and Obesity is a BMI of 30 or higher. Visual: https://gco.iarc.fr/obesity/tools-bars
Strive to maintain a healthy BMI of 18.5 to 24.9 by practicing healthy behaviors.
Achieve 150 minutes of physical activity per week and include strength training exercises at least two days a week.
Eat a healthy diet within daily calorie needs and include fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat dairy products, lean meats, limited processed meats, and reduced sugar intake.
Healthy SD Access information and resources on how to eat heathy and move more.
Diabetes Prevention Program For those at risk, learn how type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed with lifestyle changes such as eating healthier, increasing physical activity and learning healthy coping skills in this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention video.
Better Choices Better Health The program help individuals take control of a chronic condition through a chronic disease-self management program offered once a week for six weeks.