Healthy Lifestyle

Chronic diseases and conditions—such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, obesity, and arthritis—are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems.

Chronic Disease Prevention statistics

Live a longer, happier, healthier life by making small lifestyle changes.

Move more.

You don’t have to be an athlete to be healthy. Make an effort to be more active, and you’ll be on the right track.

Springfield has lots of opportunities to get out and be active; here are some places to start:

Eat healthier.

Taking small steps to change your diet will help you live an overall healthier life.

  • Incorporate more vegetables and fruits into your meals every day.
  • Decrease the amount of sodium and unsaturated fats in your diet.
  • Decrease the amount of sugary or alcoholic beverages you drink.

Check out what SGCHD is doing to improve access to healthy foods  here.

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Quit tobacco.

Quitting is hard. We’re here to help with our Freedom From Smoking program.

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