Posted by Diana Moon, DCoE Public Affairs on September 15, 2014
Photo by Operation Live Well
Nowadays, we’re conscious of the merits of a healthy lifestyle. The messages are everywhere if you choose to pay attention. Whether it’s clean eating, exercising, getting adequate rest or not smoking, many of us are dedicated to creating or improving health habits.
The Defense Department is also doing its part with its healthy living initiative, “Operation Live Well.” The health and wellness campaign targets every individual in the military community — service members, veterans, families, civilians — and encourages everyone to adopt positive habits that promote good health.
Operation Live Well provides tips to make better food choices, stay physically active, quit or avoid tobacco, and stay mentally fit. The site also helps you develop your own personalized health plan incorporating physical activity, nutrition, mental wellness tools and mobile apps. Information is divided into six models for good health with links to resources: