Taking Valentine’s Day to the Next (Healthy) Level!

Aaaaah, Valentine’s Day — a time to celebrate relationships with candy, flowers, wine, and food. This year we’re serving up ideas for a healthier Valentine’s Day that can be a gift to both you and your special someone.

You can never go wrong with flowers and a romantic meal.

Roses are red, violets are blue, let's exercise daily and eat healthy, too.

Get the blood flowing…

Hey valentine, let's get our hearts pumping — with 30 minutes of cardio.

What a romantic.

 I like sunsets, puppies — and long walks on the treadmill with you.

Sweet Treats

Date night = you + me + a moderate amount of red wine and dark chocolate

For more sweet treats our Get Healthy Clark County team has developed a list of healthier sweets swaps:

Instead of... Try...

You can also find other tips and resources for a healthier heart on the Get Healthy Clark County website too.

Most importantly enjoy. And remember, you don’t have to show your loved one how much you love them just one time a year!

 

(Adapted from Saint Luke’s Mid-America Heart Institute)

Updated on: February 12, 2020