Journeys from Home Montana – “Better Health through Walking and Bicycling”

“Better Health Through Walking and Bicycling” is organized by Journeys from Home Montana. This particular collection of in-school and out-of-school programs conducts workshops for community members, teachers and bicycle advocates directed at making the community more friendly to walking and bicycling. Journeys From Home Montana (JFHM) promotes living an active healthy lifestyle.  We encourage communities to become […]

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Strong Women

The primary objective of the StrongWomen™ Program is to help communities nationwide to implement safe and  effective strength training programs for midlife and older women. Women begin to show decline in muscle mass beginning at age 30 and if this condition is not reversed, women will have reduced strength and other severe consequences as they age. Women need […]

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Montana’s Worksite Health Promotion Coalition

   The Montana Worksite Health Promotion Coalition is a resource for Montana employers regarding the art and science of health promotion and wellness at work. http://montanaworksitewellness.org/  Worksite health promotion has been proven to have a substantial impact on health care costs, absenteeism, workers compensation costs, and productivity. The website is designed to provide resources, encouragement, and […]

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Montana Action for Healthy Kids

Montana AFHK is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of Montana’s children in schools and communities through nutrition and physical activity where children learn, participate in, and enjoy healthy lifestyle behaviors. Montana Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK), a subcommittee of the national Action for Healthy Kids initiative, is a statewide coalition dedicated to improving the […]

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Kids LiveWell

Kids LiveWell menu choices are available at more than 15,000 participating restaurant locations nationwide. Read our FAQs to learn more about the Kids LiveWell program. 1) What is the National Restaurant Association Kids LiveWell program? The National Restaurant Association launched the Kids LiveWell program in collaboration with Healthy Dining to help parents and children select […]

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Montana Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Prevention Program

Diverse Montana Communities Deliver Lifestyle Change Program to Prevent Diabetes Since 2008, Montana communities have been helping prevent type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease among adults at high risk through the Montana Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Prevention Program (CVDDPP).  The 10-month CVDDPP is based upon research evidence that intensive lifestyle change can prevent or delay […]

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Steps to a New You

Community-based healthy lifestyle program that is highly effective in improving activity, food and nutrition, and body image. In response to state statistics that many Montanans aren’t eating well, don’t enjoy physical activity, or have poor body image, educators in Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana collaborated to offer the Steps to A New You program to over […]

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Eat Right Montana

Eat Right Montana promotes healthy nutrition, physical activity choices, and behavior to improve the well being of all Montanans. The Eat Right Montana (ERM) Coalition is a diverse group of individuals and organizations who have come together with the common goal of providing consistent, science-based nutrition and physical activity messages to all Montanans.  Since our […]

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The Choose You Movement

Choose You is a movement created by the American Cancer Society that encourages women to put their own health first in the fight against cancer. The movement challenges women to make healthier choices, and supports them in their commitment to eat right, get active, quit smoking and get regular health checks.  The Choose You Movement […]

4-Health

 4-Health 4-Health is parent education program for healthy lifestyle promotion created by Montana State University Extension. The 10 session program focuses on enhancing food and nutrition behaviors, increasing physical activity, promoting positive body image, and parenting and family communication skills related to healthy living. The 4-Health Program is aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles among Montana […]