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Go Green for Earth Day!

April 22, 2019
Let's celebrate Earth Day (April 22) today and every day!  Do your part every day to maintain a clean and healthy environment for future generations.

Meal Planning on a Budget

April 16, 2019
Help keep your grocery shopping and cooking organized by planning ahead for your family meals. Eating tasty food, both nutritious and healthy, doesn’t require a hefty budget! Planning your meals ahead can potentially help to save you time and money.

Take a Trip to the Farmers Market

April 09, 2019
Now that the weather is getting warmer, enjoy the outdoors by taking a trip to the farmers market! The farmers market is a great place to sample and buy fresh produce that is locally grown. There is so much to see, smell, and taste that it will be quite the experience for you and your entire family! Check out our blog for more information on the benefits of shopping at the farmers market!

Celebrate National Public Health Week!

April 04, 2019
This week is National Public Health Week! NPHW focuses on the importance of creating healthy communities through prevention and prioritizing health in government policy making. What are some ways you can make a difference in creating a healthier community in your area?

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
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, which increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Small changes to food preparations with salt alternatives can help to reduce sodium intake in everyday meals.

Choose a Variety of Colorful Fruits to Improve Heart Health

February 26, 2019
The American Heart Association promotes eating an overall healthy diet by following the MyPlate guide to maintain your heart health. For American Heart Month this February, we are highlighting the different food groups in MyPlate and how to incorporate them into a heart healthy diet. This week's food group is fruit!

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 with a Variety of Vegetables

February 21, 2019
The American Heart Association promotes eating an overall healthy diet by following the MyPlate guide to maintain your heart health. For American Heart Month this February, we are highlighting the different food groups in MyPlate and how to incorporate them into a heart healthy diet. This week's food group is vegetables!

It’s for All Ages: Eat Low Fat Dairy to Improve Your Heart Health

February 18, 2019
The American Heart Association promotes eating an overall healthy diet by following the MyPlate guide to maintain your heart health. For American Heart Month this February, we are highlighting the different food groups in MyPlate and how to incorporate them into a heart healthy diet. This week's food group is dairy!

Improve Your Heart Health with Physical Activity

February 14, 2019
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
The American Heart Association promotes eating an overall healthy diet by following the MyPlate guide to maintain your heart health. For American Heart Month this February, we are highlighting the different food groups in MyPlate and how to incorporate them into a heart healthy diet. This week's food group is protein foods!

Keep Your Heart Healthy this American Heart Month!

February 07, 2019
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.

Be Heart Healthy with Whole Grains

February 05, 2019
The American Heart Association promotes eating an overall healthy diet by following the MyPlate guide to maintain your heart health. For American Heart Month this February, we are highlighting the different food groups in MyPlate and how to incorporate them into a heart healthy diet. This week's food group is grains!