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#JustOneStep Infocards

#JustOneStep Infocards

Share the following infocards on Facebook and Twitter to help people take small steps for better health.

#JustOneStep: Think before you eat. Try not to eat when you are bored, upset, or unhappy.
#JustOneStep: Peel and eat an orange instead of drinking orange juice. 
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#JustOneStep: Take the stairs to your office as far as you can and take the elevator the rest of the way, if needed.
#JustOneStep: Make less food look like more by serving your meal on a salad or breakfast plate. 
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#JustOneStep: Shop at a nearby farmers market for fresh, local food.
#JustOneStep: Catch up with friends during a walk instead of by phone.
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#JustOneStep: Eat slowly. It takes 20 minutes for your stomach to send a signal to your brain that you are full.
#JustOneStep: Use whole grain bread for toast and sandwiches.
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#JustOneStep: Work out with a video that shows you how to get active.
#JustOneStep: Buy a variety of vegetables when you go food shopping. 
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#JustOneStep: Show your kids the dances you used to do when you were their age.
#JustOneStep: Share one dessert. 
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#JustOneStep: Find a water bottle you really like and drink water from it every day.
#JustOneStep: Choose veggie toppings like spinach, broccoli, and peppers for your pizza.
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#JustOneStep: Deliver a message in person to a co-worker instead of sending an e-mail.
#JustOneStep: Skip the fries and chips and choose a salad.
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#JustOneStep: Choose a place to walk that is safe, such as your local mall.
#JustOneStep: Drink water instead of juice and regular soda.
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#JustOneStep: Order a fruit salad instead of ice cream or cake.
#JustOneStep: Drink a glass of water 10 minutes before lunch so you feel less hungry.
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#JustOneStep: Cook with a mix of spices instead of salt.
#JustOneStep: Turn up the music and jam while doing household chores.​​
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is jointly sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with the support of more than 200 partner organizations.

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