Give the Gift of Health for the Holidays!

Are you looking for a more creative, thoughtful, or useful gift to give your friends and family this year? Why not give the gift of health during the holidays? Check out these 10 simple healthy gifts that will keep on giving all year long!

1. Create a list of healthy gift options for friends and family members this holiday season

2. Make a gift certificate to take your child bowling, exploring in a park, or playing in the snow!

3. Put together a basket of colorful fruits and veggies to brighten someone’s holiday

4. Give a reusable water bottle, and personalize it for a special surprise!

5. Give to those in need! Donate canned goods as well as your the to help “serve up health” to others who are less fortunate. PORCH, The Interfaith Food Shuttle, and the Emergency Shelter of Eastern and Central North Carolina are always looking for healthy food donations in the Raleigh area.

6. Create a healthy recipe book that includes some of your family’s favorite dishes!

7. Purchase a gym membership, personal training sessions, or even a new piece of home exercise equipment for a loved one

8. Schedule an appointment with a Registered Dietitian to re-vamp your diet in the new year!

9. Surprise your friend or family with a subscription to a CSA box or Papa Spuds for fresh local food, year round!

10. Purchase a gift from the farmers market for a great stocking stuffer! Local honey, artisan cheese, or homemade jam are creative ideas.

Do you have any healthy holiday gift ideas? Share them here!



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