Start a Healthy Life Today

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Getting active, eating better and a maintaining a healthy weight are the three keys to health.

  • Get Active: 30 minutes a day of activity like brisk walking is recommended, but start with any amount that gets you up and going regularly. Get started
  • Healthy Weight: If you need to trim down, aim for gradual loss that gets you to your target weight. Get started
  • Eat Better: Set your sights on plenty of vegetables and fruits each day – they contain nutrients the heart needs, and spare you the fats that put your heart at risk. Get started

Red Recipes: Eat Better, Live Longer, Have Fun.

Red Breakfast Smoothie
Add strawberries and half a banana to a cup of fat-free yogurt. Blend and enjoy a healthy morning!

Stuffed Red Bells
Core a red bell pepper and stuff with cooked brown rice, a little diced red onion, and lean ground turkey. Add salt, pepper and a touch of parsley, and bake for 15 minutes for an easy, healthy dinner.

Cherry Red Apple
Fill red apples (cored) with chopped cherries and sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake at 350° until the apple are soft (about 20 minutes).

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Get 10 fresh and flavorful recipes in red for heart health.

Last reviewed on Jul 11, 2019 request edits
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