health education


More than 1.7 millions Americans die of chronic diseases each year, accounting for about 70% of all U.S. deaths. Two modifiable health-damaging behaviors - poor eating habits and lack of physical activity - are responsible for much of the inordinate suffering and early death related with these illnesses.

Evidence indicates that with education, people can and will take charge of their health. It is question of communicating health information and skills to people, persuading them of the benefits of healthy changes.

Inappropriate nutrition is one of the major lifestyle factors related to development of obesity, chronic diseases and many forms of cancer