Guard Your Heart – Love Your Heart

Guard Your Heart – Love Your Heart

Institute for Health and Food Safety Zenica

The Institute for Health and Food Safety Zenica City, Bosnia and Herzegovina, organized various activities and events in support of World Heart Day 2017. The theme for this year was “Guard Your Heart – Love Your Heart”, which aimed to spread awareness about heart disease and stroke prevention. In order to raise public awareness about the importance of physical activity, the Institute for Health and Food Safety Zenica promoted making “small changes”. Health promotional activities included a bicycle ride across the city and outdoor dance activities. Afterwards, refreshing drinks and healthy snacks were distributed to participants to promote a healthy diet. An info health booth distributed promotional material and measured visitors’ blood pressure. The aim was to improve health globally by encouraging people to make lifestyle changes, and to promote education about ways to be good to your heart.