Announcement: Updated Heart Month Materials

For Immediate Release: January 8, 2014
Media and Consumer Inquiries: 800-462-2352

Louisville, CO — Food and Health Communications, Inc has released a series of new nutrition education materials in the Nutrition Education Store. These new materials promote updated diet and heart disease health information, just in time for Heart Month.

The diet and cholesterol education resources cover the updated cardiovascular disease care guidelines from the the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology. The blood pressure education materials feature the new guidelines from the Journal of the American Medical Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s JNC 8. The new blood pressure poster features the DASH diet as a healthful approach to reduce heart disease risk. The materials also discuss heart disease, lifestyle risk factors for heart disease, diet and exercise routines to adopt in order to improve health, the long-term impact of heart disease, the basics of cholesterol, a review of body mass index, a closer look at the role of excess salt in the development of heart disease, an exploration of the importance of fruits and vegetables to good health, and much more.

The launch of these resources was prompted by Judy Doherty, PC II, who founded Food and Health Communications, Inc in order to provide necessary resources to busy health educators. To further that end, the heart education materials take a wide range of formats that will appeal to a broad audience. Each one features tools for a few different learning styles, ensuring that there is something for everyone. The full complement of posters, presentations, handouts, tearpads, clipart, worksheets, recipes, bulletin board kits, banners, and tabletop displays are all available at

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The updated heart materials include…

Blood Pressure Poster

DASH and Your Heart Brochure


Heart-Healthy Cooking Presentation


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updated on 07-24-2024