Five Minutes or Less for Health Weekly Tip: Be a Healthy Valentine

be a healthy valentineThis Valentine’s Day, show your love the safe and healthy way.

  • Consider that your valentine may have allergies, asthma, diabetes, or other health conditions when making plans.
  • If you smoke, quit smoking. It’s a perfect gift for yourself and others.
  • Include heart-healthy foods and physical activity in your plans.
  • If you choose to have sex, use a condom.
  • Limit alcohol. If you drink, do so only in moderation.
  • If you are considering a new, potentially risky, or unsafe activity be sure to use appropriate safety gear, to help prevent injury.

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Page last reviewed: January 5, 2015