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Southern Remedy Healthy Living

Southern Remedy is Mississippi Public Broadcasting's flagship wellness show dedicated to keeping Mississippians healthy.

 

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Click on the links below to open Southern Remedy's Healthy Living guides! To save a copy and use it at home, right-click on the links and download. Looking for the full guide? Download it right here.

 

Healthy Living We have access to unlimited quantities of inexpensive, tasty, high calorie, processed and fast foods that are rich in salt, sugar and fat. Easy access to these foods leads to overeating and weight gain. Our sedentary lifestyles make keeping a healthy weight even more difficult. We know that obesity is associated with seven years of life lost and a host of cardiovascular and other major medical problems. Most Americans need a weight management program. Southern Remedy, with the assistance of physicians, pharmacists, dieticians, and nutritionists, has constructed this one.

For Adults
 
For Children
 

Fitness Prescription Although calorie control with good nutrition is the most important thing you can do for weight control, physical activity assists in calorie balance and has additional health benefits. No matter what your age or fitness level, there are easy to use fitness suggestions for you right here. The payoff is big and worth your effort!

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Resistance and Flexibility
 

 

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"It's not hocus pocus. Being healthy keeps you focused!" - Ed Said

Dr. Rick and Ed Said have teamed up to create a healthy eating guide for children. Click here to download this fun tool for children and caregivers to use when planning meals and snacks.

The placemat prints to scale on 11 x 17 paper. Laminated versions of the placemat are available at MPB. Please contact southernremedy@mpbonline.org for more information.  

 

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Need help making healthy choices at mealtime?  Then click here to download the Southern Remedy Healthy Eating Placemat. Here you'll find Dr. Rick's tips for choosing the right foods and managing your portion sizes.  

The placemat prints to scale on 11 x 17 paper. Laminated versions of the placemat are available at MPB. Please contact southernremedy@mpbonline.org for more information.  

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