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Healthy Living Resources

​Local Resources

 

Download a list of Farmers' Markets accepting CalFresh/EBT.  This is a comprehensive list of certified Farmers' Markets in Santa Clara County. 
 
This is a list of local restaurants participating in the CalFresh Restaurant Meals Program.
 
Bay Area Nutrition and Physical Activity Resource Guide
This guide provides nutrition and physical activity resources in your specific area.
 
Learn traffic safety laws associated with walking and biking.
  
Health Services:

 


 

 

Tools

 

How to read a nutrition label for sugar content
Use this guide to the Nutrition Facts label to help you understand how much sugar is in the foods you eat so that you can make healthier choices.

Sugar Calculator
Use this interactive sugar calculator to help you determine how much sugar is in your drinks.

Tips for healthy eating
Healthy eating is about making healthy lifestyle changes. Use these quick tips to help you get started.

Tips for increasing physical activity
Incorporate these physical activity tips into your regular daily routine.

Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator - Get your BMI
Under "Health Tools" on the main public health department's home page, calculate your BMI using the calculator.

5 Keys to Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater Action Plan
Use this "quick" action plan to help you develop healthy eating habits for your family. 

Healthy Recipes
Everyone want to eat healthier. The Network of Healthy California has developed these healthy, kid-friendly recipes to help you and your family get the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables in your meals.

Rethink Your Drink Educational Materials
The Network for A Healthy California, Project Lean, WIC and Communities Putting Prevention to Work Obesity Prevention have developed educational materials that promote less sugary beverages and increase water consumption. Click on link to view and download materials for families, schools and organizations.

 

For more information about upcoming events, projects and activities contact:

Center for Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (CDIP) 
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - San Jose
1400 Parkmoor Avenue, Suite. 120 B
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: 408-793-2700
Fax: 408-793-2731
 

 

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