February Heart Month: First Steps to a Healthier You
January 21, 2012
These Nutrition and Fitness Tips, Web-based Tools and
Helpful Links can Get You on the Road to Better Health
Health Calculators and Assessments
Find out your ideal weight or even how many calories you need by using our interactive
Healthy Living Calculators: Ideal Body Weight, Body Mass Index, Waist-to-hip Ration, Basal Metabolism, Calorie/Energy Needs, Target Heart Rate, Activity Calculator, Calories Burned, Exercise Guide,
Health Risk Assessors
Know your health risk for conditions including Heart Disease, Stroke Risk, Diabetes, Emotional Health, Fitness Assessment, and Stress Style.
Provides you with all the information you need on diets and healthful eating from therapuetic hospital-prescribed diets to popular diets and healthy eating tips.
Provides you with information on exercise, guidelines for healthy exercise and the best ways to just get started.
Find out about food and nutrition topics, vitamins and supplements and weight loss options.
Lower your sodium, fat and cholesterol to reduce your weight and your risk for cardiovascular disease
Find healthy recipes from A-Z in this delicious recipe database. From No-Guilt Guacamole to Bluberry-filled Dutch Pancakes and Dijon-herb Grilled Salmon, you’ll find healthy recipes to keep you on the road to weight loss success.
Visit Often for a Variety of Healthy Community Education Programs
Quit to Win
The Quit to Win smoking cessation program provides proven advice and compassionate support that can help you become tobacco free. Join our weekly Wednesday meetings from 7pm - 8pm in the Hospital Aid Conference Room at Heywood Hospital.
Bariatric Surgery Patient Support Group
For those who have had Bariatric Surgery and those who are considering it, including Gastric Bypass and Adjustable Gastric Banding for weight loss. No registration needed-just come and join in! The meeting is held on the third Tuesday of the month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Heywood Hospital in the Volney Howe Conference Room.
Other Health and Wellness Resources
From the healthful Tip of the Day to Weight Management & Calories and Physical Activity, the U.S. Department of Agriculture wants you to get healthy.
The Getting Healthy section of the American Heart Association web site has information on nutrition and physical activity, as well as weight loss, stress management and smoking cessation.
Realize the importance of good food choices for health.
Fitness, sports and nutrition information. Physical activity facts and links to physical activity and healthy nutrition guidelines.
America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids