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Forrest General Celebrates National Eat Healthy Day

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Forrest General Hospital" celebrates National Eating Healthy Day."

"The American Heart Association is promoting healthier eating, stay skinny on the fats, lower sodium and get in your fruits and veggies," said Heather Collins with the American Heart Association.

They say if you start eating healthy today, little by little, you will see a difference.

They partnered with Forrest General for the event.

Nutritionists replaced food in the cafeteria with healthier choices like salad and green vegetables.

Dietitians say these small steps will lead to bigger payoffs in the long run.

"It's a great alternative for the fried foods or for the red meats and your pulling some good fats, and Omega 3, and staying away from saturated fats," said Ashley Shuck, FGH Clinical Dietitian.

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