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Finding My Why

Guest Blog by Mike Ramshaw I have struggled with weight loss throughout my entire adult life.  I would gain weight, lose it, and then put even more back on.  I have tried virtually every diet out there. I always lead an active life playing sports and going places with my wife of 21 years (we

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Seven Habits To Prevent Stroke

May is American Stroke Month and the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, wants you to know that 80 percent of strokes can be prevented. A healthy lifestyle is our greatest weapon against heart disease and stroke, check out these seven tips that will make a difference in your health! Don’t

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Spring Into A New Work Out Routine

The weather is changing in New Hampshire! Besides a little rain, warmer days are here and that means it’s time to switch up your work out. The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of heart-pumping physical activity a week. If you’re not reaching that number, you’re not alone. About one in three adults

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Calling All Pet Parents!

Do you have the cutest pet in all of New Hampshire? Then we think that they should be the mascot for the New Hampshire Heart Walk! It’s easy – just make a $25 donation to your Heart Walk team page, then email a photo of your pet to Caela Goumas at Caela.Goumas@heart.org. Don’t forget to

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Five Ways To Move More At Work And Make It Count

We spend a lot of time sitting. Whether it’s at our desks, in front of our tv, or in the car – most of our time is not spent being physically active. Only 26 percent of men and 19 percent of women meet the recommended amount of activity of 150 minutes per week of moderate

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NH Heart Ball Honors Survivors and Heart Heroes

The 2019 New Hampshire Heart Ball will be held on April 13 at Wentworth by the Sea in New Castle, NH as a celebration of the mission, passion, work, and life-changing and life-saving achievements of the American Heart Association. The Heart Ball recognizes a remarkable community of volunteer advocates, champions and leaders. Heart disease and

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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

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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

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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

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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