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2021 HEAL Day is May 4th!

Everyone is invited to this year’s exciting, fun-filled virtual event. Join Governor Kay Ivey, American Idol star Taylor Hicks, and students across Alabama in celebrating HEAL Day!

Click here to download Taylor Hicks singing “ABCs the HEAL Way”
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Fueling Academic Performance & Workforce Readiness Through Better Health

Take a Walk!

Take a Walk!

Did you know that taking a simple walk outdoors is a form of preventive...

Distance Learning Resources

Distance Learning Resources

HEAL is proud to help educators, students, and families teach and practice healthy behaviors that are fun and effective.

Tips on Planning Meals Ahead

Taking a few hours to plan and prepare meals each week will make dinner a breeze and take the stress away.

The Importance of Dairy

You may have heard that dairy is unhealthy, but that’s not true. Dairy is an excellent source of calcium, vitamin D, and protein.

Quick, well-balanced, and budget friendly dinners

You’ve probably heard that dinner is an important meal that brings families together; however, it’s difficult to find time or motivation to cook a healthy, well-balanced meal every night. Here are a few helpful tips to make a make a HEALicious (HEALicious = healthy + delicious) meal part of your daily routine in an easy way.

How to Choose Healthy Foods

Choosing healthy foods as you grocery shop can be overwhelming, but we’ve got a few tips to help you make the best decisions.

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Governor Ivey’s Heal Day

Governor Ivey’s Heal Day

As part of its HEAL Day celebration in Montgomery, an Alabama nonprofit advocating for health and literacy will host Governor Kay Ivey for the introduction of a new book written by its founder. Ivey will read the book, written by HEAL founder and CEO Christy Swaid, to 200 children in the state capitol auditorium. The Ultimate Treasure...

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Iron Boosting Loaded Baked Potato

Iron Boosting Loaded Baked Potato

Low iron in the diet will make you tired and sleepy. This delicious potato is loaded with iron and makes a great meal. Remember, meat is the best source of iron, but plants like potatoes, collard greens, and mushrooms also have iron.

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