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My Heart in My Hands resources

 

Heart disease facts

What is cardiovascular disease? 
Women’s unique risk factors
Preventing heart disease

Healthy eating 

Heart-healthy recipes
Bowl of chili soup
Mocha fruit bircher muesli
Healthy-eating basics 
Eat great and participate – Healthy students, healthy schools – Newfoundland and Labrador
Easy, tasty, nutritious – Healthy eating for healthy aging – Newfoundland and Labrador

Physical activity 

Maintain a healthy weight 
How much activity do I need? 
Your plan to get active every day
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology
Six-week beginner walking plan – American Heart Association
Physical activity videos – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Let’s get moving – Participaction
Recreation NL – Newfoundland and Labrador

 Stress management 

Reduce stress
Health eTools
Relaxed breathing – PsychologyTools
Avoidance hierarchy – PsychologyTools
Free guided meditations – UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center


Videos

Three Newfoundland women share their personal experiences with heart disease and stroke.

A local expert gives tips for being physically active without having to go to a gym.

A local mental health advocate dispels 3 common myths about stress and anxiety.

Healthy grocery shopping tips 

A local registered yoga teacher explains mindfulness and how it can help reduce stress in your life.

Financial support for this campaign has been provided by the Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

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