Nutrition - News

Apple Corps Alive and Well!

Posted on: June 7th, 2017 by Glenn

The two apple trees planted in honor Margot Gold’s retirement from North Country Healthy Heart Network last spring survived their first winter and continue to be well cared for by Saranac Lake Common Ground Gardens (SLCGG).  At a Spring Work Party on May 20th, Common Ground Gardens Coordinator Andrea Audi (pictured here in white) planted Read the Rest…

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Tri-Lakes Diabetes Prevention Efforts Celebrating Success

Posted on: June 5th, 2017 by Glenn

Moving Forward Together (to Prevent Diabetes) works!  The Heart Network partnered with Adirondack Health to plan the program, and in January 2016 Adirondack Health providers began referring patients with pre-diabetes to the Moving Forward Together (MFT) lifestyle coach. Since that time, more than 125 Tri-Lakes residents have participated in the program – and the majority Read the Rest…

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Brushton Moira Hosts Staff Wellness Day

Posted on: May 27th, 2017 by Glenn

So often when trying to create a healthy environment in schools the focus is on promoting student health and wellness.  However, it’s also important to look for ways to support administrators, teachers and staff members.  This past March, Brushton Moira CSD did just that. The district held a half-day staff development session and provided an Read the Rest…

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New Workplace Wellness Committee

Posted on: May 8th, 2017 by Glenn

Franklin County, as an employer, has formed a wellness committee.  As part of the Fit Pix Worksite Project, facilitated by North Country Healthy Heart Network with funding from NYSDOH, county department champions came together to discuss ideas and concerns related to healthy lifestyles at work.  The outcome of the meeting was an unanimous vote to Read the Rest…

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FitPix Welcomes Farm to Market

Posted on: March 29th, 2017 by Glenn

Farm to Market is a great name for a Fit Pix C-Store. Which is convenient, because it’s the name of our newest Fit Pix convenience store participant! We are excited to welcome Scott and Jane Degon, owners of Farm to Market, to the Fit Pix group. They are the fourth new store this year and Read the Rest…

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