Join The American Heart Association For National Eating Healthy Day

Food Monday, November 4, 2013 Written by

This Wednesday, join the American Heart Association for National Eating Healthy Day – a day dedicated to healthy food choices and the importance of good nutrition. Make the day fun by organizing an event for your family, friends or coworkers. The AHA makes it easy to plan and execute an event with resource guides, flyers and a brown-bag lunch presentation.

How to Get Started

You can sign up for the National Eating Healthy Day Toolkit. Here are a few of our favorite tools.

  • Celebrate at Work: Download a guide that has celebration ideas for your office, as well as sample emails, quizzes and articles about eating healthy.
  • Prepare for the Holidays: Download the Holiday Healthy Eating Guide for tips on staying healthy during the holidays, as well as recipe and snack ideas for your festivities.

The Importance of Healthy Eating

Statistics show that half of all men and one in three women are at risk for heart disease. A healthy diet and frequent exercise can help decrease that risk. To help motivate you and point you in a healthier direction on this National Eating Healthy Day, check out these ways you can healthify your favorite recipes, run in the rain or stay active if you have physical limitations.