• Protect Your Family from Radon

    Radon test kits are now available at the Summit County Health Department.radiation_warning

    Did you know that radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer among non-smokers in the US? One in four Utah homes have unsafe radon levels and high levels of radon in American households kill approximately 20,000 people each year.

    Protect your family by testing for radon in your home and help the Health Department track high areas of radon in our community. The Health Department is offering radon test kits for you to sample the air where you live. The cost for each kit is $10.00 and this includes lab analysis.

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  • Everyday Eating for a Healthier You

    Practical ways to help you make changes in your eating plan to improve your health.11-2014 Everyday_Eating_for_a_Healthier_You

    Balancing Calories to Manage Weight

    The first step is to focus on balancing calories with physical activity and consuming an overall healthy eating pattern. This will put you on the road to achieving or maintaining a healthy weight and reducing the risk of developing diet-related chronic diseases.

    The Dietary Guidelines recommend shifting eating patterns to eat more of some foods and nutrients and less of others. A healthy eating pattern will allow you to meet the recommendations while staying within your calorie needs.

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