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Welcome to Healthy South Dakota!

Eating smart and being active are two of the best ways to improve our health. Even small changes can have immediate benefits. We’re here to provide information and inspiration as you explore all the ways you can live better and grow stronger!


Healthy eating doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. Just 5 servings of fruit and vegetables every day will do the trick! Learn more about dietary guidelines and how to pack your plate with more fruits and veggies.

Physical Activity

Physical activity is one of the best stressbusters around! Even 10 minutes of movement can help you reset. Find creative ways to make it part of your routine and ideas to help you add a little physical activity to every day!

Health & Wellness

There are many layers to wellness but practicing healthy habits to impove physical and mental health are at the core of achieving true wellness. Find out more about the different dimensions of wellness and how they are linked to health.


Workplace wellness programs improve health and reduce chronic disease. Employers increase productivity and boost their bottom line. Employees learn healthy habits and have better morale—it’s a win-win!


Working out with a stability ball is a cool way to exercise. It strengthens your core muscles (abdomen, chest, back), which can improve posture and balance.

What’s New?

November Fruit of the Month: Chokecherry

Check out chokecherries – the antioxidant rich fruit that packs a punch and compliments any meal!

National Family Health History Day

National Family Health History Day has been celebrated on November 23rd since 2004. If that date rings familiar, it’s also Thanksgiving. This joint holiday is a great reason to have …

October Fruit of the Month: Squash

You can’t beat squash—a tasty, versatile choice for the fall dinner table that’s packed with fiber, vitamins, and nutrients.

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Nearly 20% of American children suffer from obesity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), many factors determine whether a child or teen …