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October 19, 2017

Walking and Social Connection

Social connection is a powerful driver of health. Read more.

December 9, 2016

HEC Hosts Inaugural Faith, Health & Safety Summit

Addressing the issue of violence as a public health concern. Read more.

August 24, 2016

New School Year, New Opportunity!

Change starts with us parents- after sports games, in our lunchboxes and in our homes every day. Read more.

July 14, 2016

HEC Honored as a California Nonprofit of the Year

Last month, the Health Education Council (HEC) was named Nonprofit of the Year for the 7th Assembly District by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento). Read more.

May 31, 2016

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, we sat down with Health Education Council Program Administrator, Daniel Cisneros Read more.

May 23, 2016

Invest Health

Health Education Council to Lead Local Organizations in Innovative, National Program to Improve Health in Low-Income Neighborhoods Read more.

February 17, 2016

The El Nino Workout

Don’t let winter weather keep you from getting in your daily recommended exercise. Read more.

January 27, 2016

Making Sense of the DGAs

See below for a simplified overview from www.health.gov of universal truths that can benefit the nutritional health of us all. Read more.

January 4, 2016

This Years Resolution: Eat Real Food

There are so many diets: low carb, low fat, low sugar, gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, ovo-lacto-vegetarian… How does one choose and how in the world would anyone do it easily or on a budget?! Read more.

December 18, 2015

Eating Well Through the Holidays

We sat down with our resident dietitian, Mary Odufuwa to talk about healthy holiday options. Read more.

November 23, 2015

Dr. Mom’s 10 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

We’ve consulted our resident Dr. Mom, Zoey Goore to provide you with her tips on keeping you and your family healthy for the holidays. Read more.

November 18, 2015

Decade-long, California Health Survey Points to Social Determinants of Health

“Healthy eating requires a combination of money, time and resources, which not everyone has,” said Joelle Wolstein, a research scientist at the center and lead author of the study. Read more.

November 17, 2015

Take a hike with GirlTrek

In honor of Take a Hike Day we would like to recognize Girl Trek, a nonprofit organization, working hard to inspire Black women and girls to maintain a healthy body through walking! Read more.

October 27, 2015

Sacramento Grocer Unveils Healthy Checkout Lanes

La Superior SuperMercados recently took a valiant step in prioritizing the health of its shoppers. Read more.

October 12, 2015

Grants will support local Farm-To-Fork effort at Sacramento farmers markets

Congresswoman Matsui Announces U.S. Department of Agriculture Grants to Support Local Foods Infrastructure. Read more.

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