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The MOST Important Health Habits

The MOST Important Health Habits

The most important habits you can have to live a long and healthy life are:

  1. Don't smoke or be around people who do.
  2. Don't use drugs or be around people who do.
  3. Exercise and move your body every day.
  4. Make sure you use your seat belts.
  5. Brush and floss your teeth every day.
  6. Drink water - your body is 70% water.
  7. Eat a good breakfast every day.
  8. Eat a lot of fruits and vegetables.
  9. Have good friends and a lot of fun and laughter.
  10. Sleep 7 to 8 hours every night.
  11. Limit fat, salt, caffeine, and sugar in your food.


NYSS Champion

NYSS Champion badge

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is pleased to recognize Just Run as one of the first organizations to join the National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion program. As an NYSS Champion, Just Run has demonstrated their organization’s support of youth sports and commitment to the NYSS vision. Just Run will be recognized along with other NYSS Champions on health.gov as part of a growing network of organizations partnering with HHS to improve the youth sports landscape.