Fit Together in Action February News

Fit Together in Action February News

 Healthy Heart

February is a heart health month. Make a difference in your community by spreading the word about strategies for preventing heart disease and encouraging those around you to have their hearts checked and commit to a heart healthy life. Varied exercise is not only optimal for heart health but is great for mental focus. Find a workout that will keep your body and mind stimulated. Eating well for your heart is so important, healthy eating starts with healthy food choices. Making small, simple changes to your overall eating pattern can help you and your families stay healthy.

Check out these tips from the American Heart Associations: Healthy Heart

For more information about becoming a 5210 partner, please contact Jessica Stewart, Fit Together 5210 Youth and Families Coordinator at (860)806-1825 or

How to Raise a Future Foodie

Move over picky eaters — make room for children who are miniature gourmets, or "foodies." These kids are anything but finicky. Young foodies love trying new foods, recipes and restaurants. They are interested in cooking, baking and learning about food.  Intrigued? Then you'll be happy to learn that raising a foodie is a lot easier than you might expect.

Here's how: Future Foodie


Worksite Wellness- Happiness at work Quiz

Many of us probably don’t associate “happiness” with “work.”

But maybe we should: Studies suggest that happy people are actually more productive and successful, and less likely to leave their jobs. Read more and take quiz….

Happiness Quiz


African Peanut Soup

Great textures and flavors combine in this comforting traditional soup from western Africa.  Enjoy it as a starter or as a light meal.

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