About Us

Tips for a healthier lifestyle from the TTUHSC Garrison Institute on Aging

The Healthy Lubbock Initiative seeks to make Lubbock and its surrounding communities a healthier place to live by supporting and encouraging people to improve nutrition, increase physical activity, and exercise regularly to promote wellness.

Our Vision

  • Provide and promote healthy activities and options for everyone in Lubbock and the surrounding communities.
  • Educate individuals about healthy behavioral choices for themselves and for their families in a positive and affirming manner.
  • Play a leadership role in developing, implementing and tracking various health initiatives.
  • Establish relationships with community organizations and individuals.
  • Increase marketing and promotional efforts for the awareness and identity of healthy programs in the community.
  • Be recognized as one of the healthiest cities in the state.

Quick Health Tips

Shop for Low Sodium

Compare sodium content for similar foods and you can save hundreds of milligrams of sodium. For example, the sodium content for frozen pizzas ranges from 450 mg to more than 1,200 mg. The range among salad dressings is 110 to 505. Salsas: 120 to 240.