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NIDDK Offers Tips to Help Reboot Your Healthy Routines

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Following a challenging time, it can be tough to get back into a healthy routine. NIDDK is sharing tips to help people looking to start—or reinvigorate—an active and healthy journey.

Try these tips to help manage your weight and stay active:

  • Add motion to your day. 

  • Have healthy snacks on hand. 

  • Reduce screen time and time spent sitting. 

  • Be prepared for setbacks—they are normal. Reach out to family and friends for support.

For more tips and strategies for healthy living, visit

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