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Healthy Eating Encouraged As Part Of A Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Posted on: 4:10 pm, November 6, 2013, by , updated on: 04:26pm, November 6, 2013


(WREG-TV) There’s a big push in Shelby County aimed at getting more people to take small steps toward a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Wednesday, the county teamed up with the American Heart Association to host Random Acts of Nutrition.

The event coincides with National Eating Healthy Day, and the county’s month-long push to promote ways to fight heart disease.

“We’re symbolizing that by passing out apples and encouraging people to eat more fruit and vegetables and to exercise a little bit more,” Mayor Mark Luttrell said.

The mayor also declared Nov. 6th Eating Healthy Day in Shelby County.