Friday, February 15, 2013

Ladies, Start Your Day the Heart Healthy Way #QuakerHearts

Heart Disease is an important topic within my family, as it should be in any family. Whether you have a personal connection with the disease or not, we all know heart health is essential to our lives and should be heavily weighed in our options throughout life.

The men in my life have typically suffered from more heart related complications and problems which first brought up my own fears and concerns about hearth health. While many men suffer from heart disease The American Heart Association now reports that heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in American women. With heart disease striking men and women in equal numbers.

This isn’t a topic brought up to scare anyone. But with February being a month dedicated to Heart Health it’s a great time to help educate on the importance of heart health and simple ways we can all improve upon our own heart health.


Quaker has been a staple in our home for years and I support the brand not just because we enjoy the product, but the soluble fiber in Quaker Oats can help lower cholesterol, which has obvious benefits for the heart. They are a brand committed to heart health and education. For Heart Health Month, Quaker is teaming up with Chef Fabio Viviani to energize and inspire women to take action for their hearts, in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement by inviting women to start their day with a hot heart-healthy breakfast video. Check it out!

Although quite humorous, Chef Fabio Viviani lays it all on the line in letting women know nothing is more important than a healthy heart. Even if we start off simple by replacing that breakfast on-the-go for a hot bowl of Quaker Oats we will be putting our best foodt forward, starting on our way to a healthy heart. As women we play a mighty role in the lives of those we love and they deserve to us at our very best as much as we deserve to feel our very best, inside and out.

Will you join me in sharing the importance of heart health with all the women in your life, in honor of Heart Health Month and The Go Red for Women Movement? By sharing Chef Fabio Viviani's  video via Twitter (using the hashtag #QuakerLove) between February 14 through 28. Not only will you be helping spread the word on heart health, but you'll be entered into the Quaker’s Epic Hot Breakfast sweepstakes! At the end of the month one lucky winner who viewed and shared the Epic Hot Breakfast video will win a getaway with guest and enjoy a spa treatment, and dine at Siena Tavern in Chicago. 15 runners-up will also be chosen at random to receive an “Ultimate Hot Breakfast” prize pack complete with Quaker Oats, signed items from Fabio Viviani, and additional items to help start your day. 

Additionally there will be a Quaker Heart Health Twitter party, taking place on Tuesday 2/19 from 8-9 PM EST. The party will be hosted by @ResourcefulMom and @FabioViviani will be the celebrity guest.

To join in on the fun and possibly will one of four $50 Visa Giftcards follow @Quaker, @ResourcefulMom and tweet with the party tag #QuakerHearts.

RSVP’s for the Quaker Heat Health Twitter Party will be taken HERE. I hope to see you all there. And remember ladies, choosing whole grain Quaker Oats is a quick and simple way to provide healthy fuel for a healthy heart.

To learn more Simply visit and check out for information on the American Heart Association and to learn about women’s heart health

This post was compenated. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. My opinion is always my own and it no way influenced. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising


Shelley Bryan @ All of Me said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

This is a very important topic. I am so glad you shared.

Pam said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Thanks for sharing. Heart disease runs in our family so this is especially important to us.

Daisy B said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

We love Quaker Oats! I RSVP'd for the twitter party.

Guires Research said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Nice post useful information about disease now its going serious issue keep up your good work doing

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