This guest blog is by Len Saunders, an American Heart Association spokesperson on childhood obesity.
During the summer, the kids are out of school, the weather is beautiful, the days are longer and you’re more motivated to get the family outside for some physical activity. During the winter, things change — the kids are tired from school, the weather gets colder, the days are shorter and you’re less motivated to brave the cold to exercise. But even when it’s frigid outside, you can find a way to stay active.
This holiday season, loved ones will gather around their dinner tables to share meals, memories and gratitude. But millions of others where we live, work, go to school and worship lack the resources to meet their most basic food needs.
This guest blog is from Jean McSweeney, RN, PhD, FAHA, FAAN. She is a past chair of the AHA Central Arkansas Board of Directors and received the Healthcare Volunteer of the Year award.
Hope for the future — and questions about what is to come — often lead to change. In the scientific world, those things lead to research.
For the health of all Americans