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Nutrition & Exercise for Mental Wellness


About This Course

Physical Activity and proper nutrition have a significant impact on the mental wellness of a person. The relationship between the right exercise, good nutrition and mental wellness is explored in this training. This training provides learners with different tips on improving nutrition and ways of incorporating physical activity into their daily routine to boost mental health

After completing this training, you will be able to:

- Define good physical and mental health

- Identify how your physical health affects your mental health

- Identify how nutrition plays a role for your mental wellness

- Identify good nutrition for your mental and physical wellness

- Recognize how physical activity plays a role in your mental wellness


There are no prerequisites for this course. No prior training, knowledge or experience is required to take this course.

This course is brought to you by the Maternal Child Health Training Program at the Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living through a collaboration with the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health (UTHealth) and Grand Valley State University School of Social Work.

MCH Training Program

The purpose of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Training Program is to strengthen the capacity of the rural public health work force to meet the diverse needs of MCH populations via accessible and customized public health education and training. The program is designed to enhance the core public health practice with an explicit focus on an MCH-specific professional identity.

See our website for services and trainings provided by the MCH Training Program.

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