Monthly Health Feature

May Topic

Improve Your Mental Health

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Upcoming Get Healthy Walk ‘n Talk Events
• May Mental Health Month Calendar
• Sleep Hygiene
• Mental Health Myths and Facts
• Address Your Sleep for a Healthier Life (English/Spanish)
• Warning Signs of Stress (English/Spanish)
• Reaching Out to Someone Who May Be Depressed (English/Spanish)
• Smart Shopping for Veggies and Fruits (English/Spanish)
• Stop Stress Eating Today
• 5 Ways Exercise Can Improve Your Mental Health
• Desk Moves
• Monthly Recipe: Beets & Peas Potato Salad (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Standing Dumbbell Press (English/Spanish)

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April Topic

Moving Towards Better Health

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• 15 Easy Ways to Add More Steps to Your Work Day
• Get Fit Day & YMCA Healthy Kids Day
• Be An Active Family (English/Spanish)
• Daily Tips to Help You Move More (English/Spanish)
• Walk Your Way to a Healthier Life (English/Spanish)
• An Active Lifestyle (English/Spanish)
• Spring into Action
• Four Week Activity Challenge Tracker
• Redo Your Coffee Shop Stop (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Recipe: Collard Greens & Swiss Chard over Whole Wheat Pasta(English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Dumbbell Bicep Curl (English/Spanish)

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March Topic

Prepare Healthier Meals

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Get Healthy Walk ‘n Talk Flyer
• Power Up with Breakfast (English/Spanish)
• 25 Heart Healthy Cooking Tips
• 7 Ways to Enhancce the Flavor of Your Meals
• Cooking & Eating Whole Grans (English/Spanish)
• Eating Right with Less Salt (English/Spanish)
• SuperTracker: My Foods, My Fitness, My Health (English/Spanish)
• Indoor Physical Activities
• Calories Burned During Physical Activities
• Monthly Recipe: Kale Pesto Quinoa Salad (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Leg Raise Challenge (English/Spanish)

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February Topic

Keep Your Heart Healthy

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• AHA Recommendations for Physical Activity in Adults
• What is High Blood Pressure (English/Spanish)
• 5 Simple Steps to Control Your Blood Pressure (English/Spanish)
• What Are the Warning Signs of Stroke? (English/Spanish)
• Exercise for a Healthy Heart
• No Time For Exercise? Try our Top 10 Tips to Get More!
• How can I Manage My Weight? (English/Spanish)
• Eating Better on a Budget (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Recipe: Asian-Inspired Vegetable “Fried” Rice (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Walking Challenge (English/Spanish)

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January Topic

Eating Healthy on a Budget

INSIDE THIS PACKET:

• Get Healthy CT- Healthy Food Section
• Quick Tips: Healthy Eating on a Budget- Get Started
• 6 Simple Changes That Could Help You Save $2,997 a Year
• Healthy and Low Cost Using Canned and Dry Foods
• Budget-Friendly Recipes Using Canned and Dry Foods
• Dollar Store Shopping
• Eat Right on a Budget (English/Spanish)
• Eating Better on a Budget (English/Spanish)
• Create a Grocery Game Plan Weekly Calendar (English/Spanish)
• Create a Grocery Game Plan Grocery List (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Recipe: Italian Wedding Soup with Barley (English/Spanish)
• Monthly Health Challenge: Drink More Water Challenge (English/Spanish)

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