Take simple steps to eat healthier by celebrating Eat Smart Month in November. Throughout the month, the American Heart Association encourages Americans to take the first step to commit to healthier eating. Celebrating Eat Smart Month is fun and easy! They provide a complete toolkit of materials and how-to information for workplaces, schools, individuals and communities.
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Twitter for a whole month of tips and tricks on how you be at your peak this holiday season. Each week, they will feature recipes, ideas and videos to show you how to make the healthy choice the easy choice, as well as the fun and festive choice!
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Most adults over age 70 have multiple risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and/or diabetes, but experts note that knowing the total number of risk factors is not helpful for predicting future health.
This Simple Cooking with Heart, creative Italian recipe has an interesting vegetable that the kids will think is fun to make and eat.
Muscular Strength and Mental Well-Being
In a study of midlife women in Singapore, weak upper- and lower-body strength was associated with depression and anxiety. Researchers analyzed data from 1,159 healthy women ages 45-69 for physical activity, physical performance, lifestyle choices, reproductive health, sociodemographic characteristics, and depression and anxiety symptoms. Read more
VIDEO OF THE MONTH: Hamstrings
ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: What is the Best Exercise for the Hamstrings?
More Strikes Against Eating Too Much Salt
A duo of recent studies are further strengthening the case against dumping high amounts of salt into restaurant fare and packaged processed foods.
Each January, the creative minds at Epicurious.com throw down the #cook90 challenge. Specifically, they guide and cajole legions of home cooks to prep three meals a day, every day, for an entire month.