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Jump Start the New Year

Now that the holiday season is winding to a close and you have finished cleaning up from the parties, it’s time to start thinking about your New Year’s resolution. Whether you want to lose weight or quit smoking, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics can help you reach your goal. we have the information to help you exercise and eat healthy.


Exercise reduces your risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, and even depression. These are just some of the numerous benefits to physical fitness, so get off the couch and get engaged! You could be living a healthier life by next New Year’s Eve.

Need help putting together an exercise program? UI Sports Medicine is there to help. They offer wonderful information on how to get started exercising as well as helpful tips on how to prevent injuries. Schedule an appointment with our sports medicine team so that they can tailor an exercise regimen to fit your specific needs! No time for exercise? Learn to exercise smarter by reading “intelligent exercise.”

Eat Healthy

If you need ideas for healthy recipes, look no further! UI Hospitals and Clinics has healthy meal suggestions for all times of the day, such as scrumptious Blueberry Banana Muffins for breakfast or a delectable Crockpot Roast.

Sign-up for 29 Days of Heart Health

Jump start your healthy lifestyle by signing up for 29 Days of Heart Health. During February, you’ll receive a free, daily email from UI Heart and Vascular Center with healthy recipes, exercise tips, ways to reduce your stress, and expert information about heart health. Register today and receive a free, heart healthy recipe booklet.