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Eat your Greens for St. Patrick’s Day!

March 17, 2019
St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! It’s a festive day to wear green, have fun with friends and family, watch the community parade, and test your luck of the Irish! What are you doing to celebrate Shamrock Day? Make this day memorable by adding more greens to your plate!

Making Healthy Choices While Dining Out

March 11, 2019
March is National Nutrition Month! This month is focused on making nutritious food choices and developing lifestyle habits that will keep you feeling happy and healthy! But how can you make sound choices while dining out at a restaurant? Read our blog to learn some tips on what you can do to enjoy a restaurant meal, while still maintaining a healthy diet.

Say Na to Sodium and K to Potassium!

February 28, 2019
Help your heart this February! Did you know that potassium can lower your blood pressure, leading to improved heart health? In contrast, research demonstrates that a diet high in sodium can lead to elevated blood pressure, increasing the risk for developing cardiovascular disease. Check out some suggestions for how to reduce your sodium intake in your everyday meals.

Eat the Rainbow: Choose a Colorful Variety of Fruits to Improve Heart Health

February 26, 2019
February is American Heart Month. The American Heart Association promotes eating an overall healthy diet by following the MyPlate guide to maintain your heart health. For the month of February, we will be highlighting the different food groups in MyPlate and how to incorporate them into a heart healthy diet. When you add fresh, frozen, or canned fruits packed in water or 100% fruit juice to your daily meals, you can add lots of sweet flavor with a bonus of fiber and potassium, which can keep your taste buds and heart happy.

Celebrate February with Heart-Healthy Foods

February 22, 2019
Happy American Heart Month! Keeping your blood pressure and cholesterol levels normal can help lower your chances of developing heart disease! One way to keep these risk factors at bay is to eat a heart-healthy diet! To keep your heart healthy this February and every month, try incorporating some of these foods into your daily meals.

Lettuce Celebrate Heart Health Month by Eating a Variety of Vegetables

February 21, 2019
Did you know that February is American Heart Month? The American Heart Association promotes eating an overall healthy diet by following the MyPlate guide to maintain your heart health. For the month of February, we will be highlighting the different food groups in MyPlate and how to incorporate them into a heart-healthy diet. Adding a colorful variety of vegetables to your diet will ensure you are getting all the vitamins and minerals that your heart and body need.

It’s for All Ages: Eating Low Fat Dairy Daily Can Help Improve Your Heart Health

February 18, 2019
Did you know that February is American Heart Month? The American Heart Association promotes eating an overall healthy diet by following the MyPlate guide to maintain your heart health. For the month of February, we will be highlighting the different food groups in MyPlate and how to incorporate them into a heart healthy diet. Low and non-fat dairy foods have been associated with increased heart health and a decrease in risk of high blood pressure and other diseases.

Happy American Heart Month!

February 14, 2019
Did you know that February is American Heart Month? Exercise is essential for promoting your heart health! Making small changes can make a huge difference! From online workout videos to grabbing a group of friends for a game of soccer at the park, there’s lots of ways to fill in those minutes! Read more tips about how to integrate exercise into your daily routine.

Follow Your Heart to Better Health with Lean Protein

February 12, 2019
Did you know that February is American Heart Month? For the month of February, we will be highlighting the different food groups in MyPlate and how to incorporate them into a heart healthy diet. Choosing proteins high in good fats, such as omega-3’s, and low in saturated fat, can help you to maintain a nutritious overall diet.

Keep Your Heart Healthy this American Heart Month!

February 07, 2019
Did you know February is American Heart Month? Heart disease affects thousands of people every year. Many risk factors leading to heart disease include diabetes, obesity, poor diet, and physical inactivity. You can lower these risk factors by making small changes to your daily routine. Let’s celebrate this month and every month by keeping your heart healthy with these tips.