Monthly Health Feature

May Topic

Mental Health Awareness Month

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• May Mental Health Month Calendar
• Looking at My Genes: What Can They Tell Me About My Mental Health?
• 5 Things You Should Know About Stress (English/Spanish)
• Feeling Frazzled? Remember Minfdul
• Depression
• Caregiver Stress (English/Spanish)
• Stress Management Strategies
• Can Food Improve Mood?
• Monthly Recipe: Berry Crostata (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Standing Dumbbell Press (English/Spanish)

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April Topic

Keep Moving Towards Good Health

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• 15 Ways to Add More Steps to Your Work Day
• Community Food Drive Flyer
• Get Healthy Walk ‘n Talks- New Haven and Bridgeport
• Move More + Live More
• Get Walking with this 12-Week Walking Schedule (English/Spanish)
• Small Steps to Increase Physical Activity (English/Spanish)
• Physical Activity at Home, Work and Play
• It’s All Greek to Me! The Mediterranean Diet
• Healthy Eating for an Active Lifestyles (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Recipe: Red Lentil Chili (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Dumbbell Bicep Curl (English/Spanish)

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March Topic

Eating Right Isn’t Complicated

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Serving Size Chart
• How Do I Understand the “Nutrition Facts” Label?  (English/Spanish)
• Shift to Healthier Food and Beverage Choices (English/Spanish)
• 20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits and Vegetables
• Prebiotics and Probiotics: Creating a Healthier You
• Go Further with Food
• Monthly Recipe: Black Bean and Corn Soup (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Burpees  (English/Spanish)

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February Topic

Tips for a Healthy Heart

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Get Healthy CT- Online Resources for Heart Health Information
• What is High Blood Pressure (English/Spanish)
• Blood Pressure Management Instructions  (English/Spanish)
• What are the Warning Signs of Stroke? (English/Spanish)
• High Blood Pressure Worksheet
• DASH Towards Heart Health
• How Do I Follow a Healthy Diet? (English/Spanish)
• Cut Down on Sodium (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Recipe: Ricotta Gnocchi (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Walking Challenge  Challenge(English/Spanish)

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January Topic

Eating Healthy on a Budget

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Get Healthy CT Online Resources
• Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions
• Hacking Your Snacks (English/Spanish)
• Make it at Home
• Eating Better on a Budget (English/Spanish)
• 101+ Ways to Save Food Dollars
• Cheap and Healthy Shopping List
• Monthly Recipe: Holiday Ravioli (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Drink More Water