hidden Former athlete shares heart journey, inspiring him to create awareness for young atheletes.

Former athlete shares heart journey, inspiring him to create awareness for young atheletes.

My survivor story is something more unconventional compared to patients who have experienced what I have been going through these last 3 years of my life. My name is Michael Mosconi, and I am a 23-year-old Digital Marketer who resides in New Jersey, making the commute to New York City daily.  Every person I encounter

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Food Lover Shares Her Fitness Journey to Loving Herself

By: Michele Pinto, Guest Blogger and Volunteer, American Heart Association I’m Michele, a girl who has always had a big love and passion for food.  It has been an obsession my entire life.  My stomach, as my family would say, is a “bottomless pit” and I never get full.  Because of this, my weight was

hidden Celebrate Fruit and Veggie Month this June!

Celebrate Fruit and Veggie Month this June!

The first day of Summer is just days away, and with access to fresh produce in the Garden State, we are ready to celebrate National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable month this June.  Fresh, filling and heart-healthy, fruits and vegetables are an important part of your overall healthy diet. They are high in vitamins, minerals, fiber and

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of the independence of several Latin American countries and the contributions that have infused America. With about 56.6 million of our nation’s population being of Hispanic decent, it is no surprise that many have embraced this amazing culture, establishing its mark in the United States in music, art,