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Every neighborhood in LA County deserves to have healthy food options available- this is essential to build and maintain a healthy lifestyle, and prevent obesity and other illnesses.

With obesity rates continuing to rise among adults and children as young as 3-4 years old, eating right is a way to prevent obesity. It is simple to make small changes and smart eating choices.

  • Fill half of your plate with fruits and vegetables
  • Drink water instead of sugary drinks
  • Compare salt in foods and choose the item with the lowest amount of sodium

Restaurants

Choose Health LA Restaurants is a partnership between the LA County Department of Public Health and local restaurants.

Portion Size

2,000 calories per day is all most adults need to eat and children need even fewer.

Salt

Eating too much salt over time can cause high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke.

Sugary Drinks

Drinking sugary beverages puts you at greater risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

Healthy Eating

Learn more about eating healthy at home, at school and in your community.

Featured Videos

Learn more about healthy eating, moving and living in LA County by watching these videos.

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