Eat Smart During National Nutrition Month in March

Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean dieting or giving up all the foods you love. During National Nutrition Month in March, the American Heart Association is encouraging Americans to eat smart by ditching the junk, and giving the body the nutrient-dense fuel it needs. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons in the fight against heart disease - [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Categories: General Heart Health, Nutrition|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Heart-Healthy Tips for the Holiday Season

The holidays are a time for celebrating with family and friends, but often stress inhibits our abilities to enjoy the holiday season.  From shopping to cooking to events, we are often packing our schedules while forgetting about our health. A 2016 report in the Journal of the American Heart Association noted that heart-related deaths spike during Christmas.  While more research [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|0 Comments

American Heart Association Encourages Healthy Eating Even During the Holidays

Healthy over the holidays? Yes, it’s possible and more important than ever during this indulgent season. Join the American Heart Association in celebrating Eat Smart Day on Nov. 1 and Eat Smart Month the rest of November as first steps in winning the winter months and being Healthy For Good™. Many people help themselves to an extra side here and [...]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Pack healthy back to school lunches

It’s almost time for back-to-school! Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you have control over which foods they are eating. Parents can manage nutritious meals even when the kids are at school. According to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded with the American Heart Association, American kids consume 35-50 percent of their daily calories while in school. So, [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

March is National Nutrition Month

The American Heart Association (AHA) encourages making heart-smart choices during Nutrition Month – and every month. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons in the fight against heart disease - the No. 1 killer of Americans. Cardiovascular disease is largely preventable. When it comes to diet, making smart choices will benefit heart health and overall health. Incorporating small, [...]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , |0 Comments