Eat Green For St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a fun day in March to celebrate Irish traditions, whether or not you’re of Irish decent.  It can be fun to explore a different culture, but this day often comes with some not-so-healthy traditions. This can include overindulging in foods high in fat or sodium and overindulging in alcohol. It’s okay [...]

By |March 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Healthy Snacking For Nutrition Month

Cold weather often has us reaching for comfort food and that comfort food isn’t always the best for our bodies. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons in the fight against heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans. March is National Nutrition Month and the American Heart Association is urging those in [...]

By |March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Get Active, Get Healthy

By: Anne L’Heureux RD, LD   Hannaford Online Dietitian, part of Hannaford's team of 36 Dietitians Guest Blogger It’s March and you can feel the excitement of Spring and warmer weather just around the corner. Hiking, biking, or simply relaxing by the water are just a few fun outdoor activities that you can enjoy during the [...]

By |March 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Ways To Get Healthier For Heart Month

February is American Heart Month! While nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented through education and lifestyle changes, cardiovascular diseases continue to be a huge health threat. To treat, beat and prevent heart disease and stroke, Americans should understand family health history, know their five key personal health numbers to help determine risk [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Upper Valley Celebrates Life With Go Red for Women Luncheon

One in three. That’s the price women pay for cardiovascular disease. Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 women’s deaths each year, more than all cancers combined. On February 8, the Upper Valley Go Red for Women Luncheon celebrated the energy, passion and courage of women who are leading the charge to end heart [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Little Red Hats Make a Big Impact in New Hampshire

Knitters across New Hampshire came together for an important cause this February. Hundreds of volunteers helped to knit red baby hats for the American Heart Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program this year. Little Hats, Big Hearts raises awareness about family heart health and congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in [...]

By |February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Make Your Superbowl Sunday A Healthy One

The big game is coming up, it’s time to take out the jerseys and lucky socks and watch your team win the Superbowl! While being a football fan is a lot of fun, it can also be tough on your health. It’s hard to control your stress levels while watching the game, but at least [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kick Off American Heart Month By Wearing Red Feb 1!

Morgan Jones, of Londonderry, NH, thought she was the picture of health when she collapsed one evening while out with her daughter. Heart disease is the No.1 killer of women, taking more lives than all forms of cancer combined, and Morgan had a complete heart block. She underwent immediate surgery to install a pacemaker and [...]

By |January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Safety Tips For When It Snows

Snow can be a nuisance. It can mean waking up early to dig out your car, a stressful commute to work, and can leave you with a chill all day. But snow can also be dangerous for your health. Many people aren't conditioned to the physical stress of vigorous outdoor activities, like lifting a heavy [...]

By |January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Hampshire Heart Ball Chair Takes Mission to Heart

The 2019 New Hampshire Heart Ball is scheduled for Saturday, April 13 at Wentworth By The Sea in New Castle, NH. This year’s Heart Ball will be chaired by Josh St.Croix, Account Executive at Cross Insurance. The American Heart Association’s 2019 New Hampshire Heart Ball is a celebration of the mission, passion, work, and life-changing [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments