Resources

Healthy Living – Resources

As a military member, you have several resources available to support your health — from nutrition courses and fitness initiatives to military family programs and wellness centers. Discover and explore different tools that can help make healthy. …
Benefits

Healthy Living – Benefits

Healthy living is paramount for mission readiness. The Department of Defense recognizes the need for service members and their families to maintain optimal health and provides numerous benefits and incentives to promote wellness. While Military. …
Essentials

Fitness, Nutrition and Active Living – The Essentials

Optimal health begins with nutrition, fitness and active living. From guidelines on developing healthy eating habits and ideas on how to stay fit to strategies for giving your child a happy, healthy start, Military OneSource provides practical and fresh content as well as initiatives and programs that will motivate you to maintain healthy living and manage your health in creative ways.

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8 Rewards of Tobacco-Free Living

The benefits of quitting tobacco are limitless and start immediately. Your health and your finances are just the beginning of what you’ll improve for both yourself and your family. Here are eight of the many benefits you’ll experience with a new, tobacco-free life.

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Healthy, Active Children and Academic Achievement

We all want our children to enjoy learning, make good grades and achieve success. Nutrition and physical activity are linked to academic achievement, so making sure your children are healthy and active will fuel them to reach their academic goals.

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Giving Your Child a Happy, Healthy Start

Every mother and father wants to raise a happy, healthy, well-adjusted child. Service members are no exception. Since most healthy behaviors are developed in childhood, you can help your child get off to a good start with good habits, actions and choices to promote health and happiness.

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Building Healthy Relationships – The Essentials

Military OneSource Building Healthy Relationships is designed to help you make your most important relationships even stronger. This free education-based consultation offers a series of personalized coaching sessions to help you set goals and strengthen your bonds with a partner, child, family member or others.

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Helping Family Members With Special Needs Meet Their Fitness Goals

Getting in shape, eating better and exercising regularly helps us lower stress, improve self-esteem and our general well-being. Individuals with special needs often share in these same goals and can achieve their health and fitness goals with the help of an adaptive fitness and nutrition plan.

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Unlock the Savings and Nutrition Inside Your Commissary

Shopping for your best health can be inexpensive, and nutritious recipes can be easy to follow. Visit the Defense Commissary Agency’s website for great tips.

Practicing Good Nutrition Boosts Personal Performance

Military members need to stay in shape so that they can perform their duties. One of the best ways to build strength and stamina is by eating nutritious foods. Here are some tips on how to start.

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How to Be Healthy Through the Holidays

Don’t let the hectic holiday schedule and party foods derail your health, nutrition and fitness goals. Sure, you want to have fun, but not so much you regret it come New Year’s Day.

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Building Healthy Relationships

Make your most important relationships even stronger. This new specialty consultation from Military OneSource helps you deepen relationships with family, friends and others through an education-based consultation.

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7 Postpartum Fitness Tips for New Moms

Congratulations on the new addition to your family and welcome to motherhood. Your body has been through many changes and you may not feel comfortable in your postpartum body. That’s perfectly normal.

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Thrive Helps Military Parents and Children

THRIVE is a free, online program for parents of children from birth to 18. It promotes positive parenting, stress management and healthy living.

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Health and Wellness Coaching for Teens

Help your teen get on track to good health and fitness. Health and wellness coaching is available for those 13 and older.

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Keeping Your Child Healthy and Engaged Over the Summer

A little leisure is much needed when school lets out; however, children with special needs thrive with a little structure. It’s beneficial to maintain a routine during the summer as a way to keep your child learning and developing healthy habits.

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Health and Wellness Coaching Consultation

Disruptions to normal routines can derail healthy habits. Free health and wellness coaching can get you back on track.

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Caregiving

Caring for a family member with special needs can take an emotional and physical toll. Get information about self-care, asking for help and building community.