Every neighborhood in LA County deserves to have healthy food options available- this is essential to build and maintain a healthy lifestyle, and prevent obesity and other illnesses.

With obesity rates continuing to rise among adults and children as young as 3-4 years old, eating right is a way to prevent obesity. It is simple to make small changes and smart eating choices.

  • Fill half of your plate with fruits and vegetables
  • Drink water instead of sugary drinks
  • Compare salt in foods and choose the item with the lowest amount of sodium


Choose Health LA Restaurants is a partnership between the LA County Department of Public Health and local restaurants.

Eat Your Best

Promote serving plant-based foods as a strategy to reduce sodium consumption

Portion Size

2,000 calories per day is all most adults need to eat and children need even fewer.


Eating too much salt over time can cause high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke.

Healthy Eating

Learn more about eating healthy at home, at school and in your community.

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