N.O. Heart Association/National Eating Healthy Day/Jessica Gremillion/N.O. American Heart Assn & Molly Kimball/”Eat Fit NOLA”

Anne Cutler talks to Jessica Gremillion and Molly Kimball about the mission of the American Heart Association, an upcoming walk fundraiser and a healthy eating campaign partnered with local restaurants where 10% of proceeds will benefit the Association.

The American Heart Association

New Orleans Heart Walk

Saturday, November 2

Event begins- 9:00AM

Opening Ceremonies- 9:30AM

Walk – 10:30AM

LaSalle Park/6600 Airline Drive/Metairie

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The American Heart Association and Eat Fit NOLA

The American Heart Association and Eat Fit Nola are both working to raise awareness for the importance of good nutrition and making the best eating decisions to reduce a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

National Eating Healthy Day

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

National Eat Healthy Day will be celebrated at the following Eat Fit NOLA participating restaurants:

•             Dickie Brennan’s Steakhouse

•             Tony Moran’s

•             Magasin

•             Vega Tapas Cafe

•             Huckleberry’s

•             Terrazu

•             Apolline

•             Patois

•             Ste. Marie

•             Phil’s Grill

The American Heart Association is partnering with Eat Fit NOLA, to help not only draw awareness to the importance of eating healthy but to also help raise dollars that will be invested in groundbreaking research right here in our community. 10% of the sales of each participating restaurants will be donated to the American Heart Association.

For more information, just log on to: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Affiliate/Metairie/Louisiana/Home_UCM_GSA045_AffiliatePage.jsp

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/