Celebrate American Heart Month with Welch’s

Who doesn’t love a glass of Welch’s 100% Grape Juice? Not only is it refreshingly delicious, but is also good for you! My family drinks a lot of water, but when we drink juice I make sure it’s 100% real fruit juice. During the warm weather months, I like to make Welch’s Grape Juice popsicles, and it’s also great when used in smoothies and other recipes! Since Welch’s is so good for you, it only makes sense that they would help promote American Heart Month.

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Visit the Welch’s American Heart Month website for your heart healthy assessment, coupons, family activities, and much more. Welch’s is even holding an Xbox 360 + Kinect Prize Pack Sweepstakes to get your family moving with a fun handsfree gaming system!

Did you know that sticking to a heart healthy diet can be both easy and delicious, when you drink Welch’s 100% Grape Juice? As a complement to whole fruit, Welch’s 100% Grape Juice made with Concord grapes is one deliciously easy way to add a boost of purple fruit to a heart-healthy diet. Each 4-ounce glass of 100% grape juice counts as 1 serving (1/2 cup) of fruit with no added sugar.

Delicious Recipes – Get the Discover Grape Goodness booklet for free and discover simple, delicious, and heart healthy recipes that your whole family will enjoy!

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My family truly enjoys Welch’s products, everything from jelly to juice, and their sparkling juice beverage on special occasions. It’s a brand that I trust.

Win a One Year Supply of Welch’s Grape Juice
One lucky About a Mom reader will win a one year supply of Welch’s 100% Grape juice! That’s 26 FREE Product Coupons that are good for the large 64 ounce bottles! Giveaway is open to U.S. residents and ends on February 21, 2013 at 11:59pm EST. Read the official giveaway rules here.

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Comments

  1. I learned that emerging research suggests that certain micronutrients and polyphenols, like those found in Concord grapes, have the potential to play a role in immune system health.
    Thank you!

  2. It is Heart Healthy, which is great.

  3. Grape juice could help our immune systems!

  4. I learned that concord grapes can help you lead healthier and more active lifestyle.

  5. Kimberly Schotz says:

    I like the Heart Healthy Tip. I entered to win the X-Box.

  6. Virginia Rowell says:

    I learned they have great recipes

  7. I learned the plant nutrients within the Concord grape include polyphenols, such as anthocyanins, catechin, epicatechin, and quercetin which are flavonoids and potentially resveratrol, which is a stilbene

  8. susan hartman says:

    Concord grapes contain polyphenas that work as antioxidants

  9. I did not know that February is Heart Health Month and I took the quiz offered on the Welch’s site. Thanks for the giveaway!

  10. I learned that they provide a downloadable grocery list with shopping tips

  11. Juice can support a healthy heart

  12. It is heart healthy and I even got a coupon for Welch’s. Yippee!!!

  13. Kids should have 3 cups of dairy a day.

  14. Grape Juice is heart healthy.

  15. Concord grapes may have a positive impact on cognative health.

  16. Supports a healthy heart.

  17. JEFF TAYLOR says:

    I learned several heart healthy smoothie recipes! Thanks!

  18. June Ebinger says:

    IT’S GREAT FOR YOUR HEART!

  19. I found out that I have a healthy heart family

  20. Sylvia Zajis says:

    I learned that grapes and spinach are both in season ways to help your heart.

  21. Amanda Greene-Lebeck says:

    I learned that grape juice could help our immune system. Wow you learn something new everyday!!

  22. I took their quiz and learned I’m heart healthy :)

  23. My absolute favorite drink since I was a little girl!

  24. Concord grapes contain polyphenas that work as antioxidants

  25. Maria Iemma says:

    I learned that grapes help our heart and immune system. I got a coupon for Welch’s too!

  26. Megan-Elise Filzen says:

    These are foods that give the most vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients for the fewest calories

  27. Papito Bello says:

    Concord grapes have a role in immune system health.

  28. My favorite juice and it’s healthy! How lucky am I?

  29. I did not know that grape juice was healthy

  30. Jim Quinlan says:

    That Welch’s has their own giveaway going … so, I entered that, too.

  31. I learned that we are only suppose to have 5 ozs of protein a day.

  32. tamara serrao says:

    grape juice helps our immune system :)

  33. I like their heart healthy recipes…such as the Easy Shredded Chicken Tacos! YUM!

  34. Many of the healthy plant nutrients in red wine are in 100% grape juice made with Concord grapes.1

  35. Sylvia White says:

    I learned that Welch’s 100% Grape Juice is certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) to carry the AHA’s heart-check mark, indicating that it meets AHA standards for a heart-healthy beverage.

  36. I was surprised they encouraged eating 3 cups of milk products a day. I’ve heard a lot of mixed things about milk lately.

  37. Cathy Jarolin says:

    I learned that Concord Grapes & Juice can help flexible arteries to cause a good blood flow..I also learned they can boost your immune system…

  38. Many of the same heart-healthy plant nutrients that are in red wine are also in 100% grape made with Concord grapes.

  39. cylina williams says:

    That there is a giveaway and coupons on their site

  40. Thomas Murphy says:

    I learned that Welch’s 100% Grape Juice is certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) to carry the AHA’s heart-check mark

  41. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I learned that 90% of us fail to live a healthy lifestyle

  42. wendy rozema says:

    Grape Juice is heart healthy!

  43. Welch’s 100% Grape Juice is certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) to carry the AHA’s heart-check mark, indicating that it meets AHA standards for a heart-healthy beverage. You can also sneak more fruit into your day by adding chopped fruit to cereal, yogurt, or salads, or by enjoying fruit and 100% fruit juice in a smoothie.

  44. Cynthia Joncas says:

    I love grape juice

  45. You can take a quiz to find out how healthy your heart is.

  46. I learned that grape juice can strengthen your immune system. I was glad to hear this, I drink it every day!

  47. I honestly never would have thought grape juice was that good for your heart and overall immune system, but it sounds like it is very good indeed.

  48. Ttrockwood says:

    I learned they have a great section with heart healthy recipes!

  49. Christine says:

    Grape juice is Heart Healthy!

  50. Theresa Reed says:

    I learned that you need vary of fruits and veggies in your diet everyday.

  51. LOVE me some Welch’s!

  52. Lori Tobin says:

    I learned that concord grapes contain polyphenas that work as antioxidants

  53. Peggy Humbracht says:

    Drinking 100% grape juice is healthy for you heart!!

  54. I learned kids should have 5 ounces of protein a day

  55. vanessa dalton says:

    Many of the same heart-healthy plant nutrients that are in red wine are also in 100% grape made with Concord grapes.

  56. steve szobar says:

    concord grapes are antioxidents

  57. Grape juice is heart healthy.

  58. Maria Reaser says:

    90 % of us fail to eat a heart healthy diet

  59. Erin Kaven says:

    Did not know that Welch’s is AHA approved.

  60. Vicki carter says:

    I learned that an 8 ounce glass of grape juice is equal to 2 servings of fruit.

  61. kathie hopta says:

    I learned how value and nutrient filled the dark skinned fruits like grapes and berries are to a healthy lifestyle. and I know my grandkids like grapes and juice so this is a great fact to know.

  62. Leigh Nichols says:

    It’s beneficial to your immune system

  63. Mary Monroe says:

    has always been my favorite!! yum! but now I know that i is not just yummy but heart healthy and they have recipes, coupons and a giveaway too ;-)
    thanks for the chance to win!!!

  64. Katie Bellamy says:

    It supports a healthy heart

  65. I did not know that welches grape juice was good for your heart. I just knew it was the only brand of grape juice I would buy.

  66. There are antioxidants in Welch’s grape juice, which help reduce the number of toxic free radicals in your body

  67. aurora mattison says:

    Although we have room for improvement according to the heart quiz we arent doing too bad.

  68. I learned that Welch’s Grape Juice is certified by The American Heart Association!

  69. Judy Bradley says:

    I learned grape juice should be a part of all healthy diets and lifestyles.

  70. Becky Sandusky says:

    I learned that Concord Grapes are good for your immune system and are heart healthy.

  71. kelly nicholson says:

    this blog post telling something that you learned

    February is American Heart Month.

  72. Helps with the immune system and is heart healthy to

  73. Violet Lyford says:

    I took the quiz and ended up being very heart health conscious.

  74. February is American Heart Month

  75. I love Welch’s grape juice; it’s my favorite!!!

  76. It’s heart healthy

  77. I am trying to start a heart healthy diet and all of the plant nutrients in wine are also in grape juice., so this will help me stay on track with improving my diet and life. Plus it tastes good! :D

  78. 96% of Americans believe that knowing their family health history is important, but few have tried to gather it.

  79. Visited and learned about heart healthy food choices.

  80. I learned that concord grapes can help you lead healthier and more active lifestyle.

  81. Amy Peschel says:

    I did not know that February is Heart Health Month and I took the quiz offered on the Welch’s site.

  82. molli vandehey says:

    i did not know grapes were a heart healthy food… i loooove them!

  83. Susan Johnson says:

    Concord grapes may help support flexible arteries to promote healthy blood flow, can lower blood pressure by dilating arteries, and can lower LDL cholesterol.

  84. Grapes contain anti oxidents…and they’re tasty, too!

  85. Bellina Jacobs says:

    Recent studies indicate that Concord grape juice may help slow the progression of age-related cognitive decline

  86. natalie andrews says:

    Grape juice is great for the immune system as well as the heart!

  87. Amy Honious says:

    i learned that welchs is having an xbox 360 contest. super yummy juice-hope i win!

  88. Joelle S. says:

    I learned a heart healthy recipe for roasted acorn squash with grapes and almonds.

  89. terri tillman says:

    more than 90% of americans do not eat a heart healthy diet. what a shame.

  90. Carmen Van Deursen says:

    It keeps you heart healthy!

  91. Many of the healthy plant nutrients in red wine are in 100% grape juice made with Concord grapes.1More than a decade of research suggests that drinking Welch’s 100% Grape Juice can help support a healthy heart.

  92. They have heart healthy recipes :)

  93. Melissa Hartley says:

    Many of the same heart-healthy plant nutrients that are in red wine are also in 100% grape made with Concord grapes.

    Thanks!

  94. Besides being heart healthy, Concord Grapes can be good for the mind too

  95. Welch;s 100% Grape Juice is certified by the American Hrart Associan

  96. I learned that Welch’s 100% Grape Juice is certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) to carry the AHA’s heart-check mark, indicating that it meets AHA standards for a heart-healthy beverage.

  97. Marcia Goss says:

    You should have 1 and 1/2 cups of fruit each day.

  98. Marilyn Legault says:

    Grape juice is good for the immune system

  99. Rebekah Montgomery says:

    I really enjoyed perusing the heart healthy recipes. Lot’s of ideas I would have never thought of for using grapes!

  100. I learned that more than a decade of research suggests that drinking Welch’s 100% Grape Juice can help support a healthy heart.

  101. Concord grapes have anti-oxidant effects

  102. You can take a quiz, find recipes and found out it is 100 percent healthy for your heart. thanks for the chance eaglesforjack@gmail.com

  103. I love their heart healthy recipes like the grape banana smoothie!

  104. Children and teens: Participate in at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day. On at least 3 days per week, include muscle-strengthening activities, such as push-ups or sit-ups, as part of the 60 minutes.
    Adults: Aim for at least 30 minutes each day for a total of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity each week. Include muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days a week.

  105. Hannah Avery says:

    You need two and a half cups of veggies a day

  106. More than a decade of research suggests that drinking Welch’s 100% Grape Juice can help support a healthy heart

  107. 60 minutes of physical activity is a great way to keep your heart strong and healthy.

  108. I learned that canola oil and olive oil are better substitutes for butter and margarine.

  109. I learned that February is American Heart Month.

  110. Cindy Merrill says:

    As a foodhistorian, I have interest in the recipes offered on their site.

  111. Supports a healthy heart

  112. TONS of benefits!! For your heart and immune system! And yes, I got a coupon! I LOVE Welch’s products. in my lifetime, I discovered that it is the ONLY grape product out there that actually tastes JUST like if YOU put up the grapes yourself. It is soooooo good.. I hope I win this!

  113. i learned 90% of us don’t eat a healthy diet

  114. I learned that 100% Welch’s grape juice is certified by the AHA and carries a check mark on it indicating that it meets the standards of AHA for a heart healthy bev

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  115. knew grape juice was good for heart, but didn’t know it was also good for the immune system

  116. I found some great smoothie recipes to try – I never thought of using Welch’s in a smoothie

  117. I learned they have a heart healthy quiz on the site that I took for our family and we came up with mostly C answers, which was considered pretty good.

    MOSTLY C’s: You’re one heart-healthy bunch—nice work! Eating a nutritious diet and living an active lifestyle can go a long way to supporting heart health. But remember that while diet and exercise affect your health, so do your genes. That’s why it’s important to understand your family’s heart health history.

  118. It’s heart healthy and great for the immune system.

  119. I learned grapes contain antioxidants!

  120. judy gardner says:

    its certified by the AHA

  121. Did not know that top sirloin would be considered ‘heart healthy’

  122. Allison Downes says:

    I learned they have heart healthy recipes available on the site, like the Roasted Acorn Squash and Grapes With Walnuts

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  123. Grape juice helps support a healthy heart.

  124. I learned that Adults should aim for at least 30 minutes of exercise each day for a total of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity each week.

  125. Concord grapes contain polyphenas that work as antioxidants

  126. Heart healthy meats are top sirloin, salmon, and skinless turkey breast.

  127. Amanda Alvarado says:

    I learned that according to the American Heart Association, more than 90% of us fail to consistently eat a heart-healthy diet.

  128. 90% of Americans fail to eat a proper heart-healthy diet according to the AHA.

  129. Welch’s 100% Grape Juice helps support a healthy heart.

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  130. From the website I downloaded the Heart Healthy Shopping List, and learned that Grapes and Spinach are on the list.

  131. That grapes promote flexible arteries for better blood flow

  132. I’ve learned this awesome recipe from their website: Roasted Chicken With Harvest Fruit and Veggie Chutney
    Definitely will try it soon!
    Thank You for the giveaway

  133. michelle oakley warner says:

    they have some awsome recipes on the site and i love the quiz

  134. I learned that you can take a Heart Health assessment on the site.

  135. Welch’s 100% Grape Juice has been certified as a Heart Healthy Food by the American Heart Association.

  136. Karen Glatt says:

    I learned that Welch’s Juice can help give me a healthy heart! And I liked the quiz because it let me know some important things~!

  137. april yedinak says:

    I learned you can download a heart healthy shopping list

  138. I really enjoy all the recipes.

  139. nichol tone says:

    It is heart healthy

  140. Debbie Welchert says:

    I learned that drinking grape juice can help support a healthy heart.

  141. Kathy Lane says:

    I learned that Welch’s grape juice can help support a healthy heart.

  142. Dena Sablotny says:

    Visit the Welch’s American Heart Month website and leave a comment on this blog post telling something that you learned. Heart health starts with you!

  143. I learned they have some heart-smart activities listed. Plus there is a coupon for Welch’s grape juice available right now.

  144. Cheryl Chervitz says:

    I learned that kids need 5 oz. of protein a day.

  145. Found some great recipes to try :-)

  146. I learned that fruit, like the concord grapes used in Welch’s has the most vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients for the fewest calories of any other foods!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

  147. Tammy Shelton says:

    I learned that February is American Heart Month.

  148. Grape juice is heart healthy

  149. Jenny Sims says:

    I learned that Welch’s has been certified by the American Heart Association (AHA)!

  150. sandra davis says:

    i took the quiz and i got MOSTLY A’s: It’s time to get your heart-healthy juices flowing

  151. I learned that more than a decade of research suggests that drinking Welch’s 100% Grape Juice can help support a healthy heart

  152. I learned about the different heart healthy foods

  153. Monica Young says:

    I learned that grape-juice is great for your heart AND they are having some kind of win an xbox promotion too!!!

  154. Drinking grape juice could help our immune systems!

  155. christine jessamine says:

    I learned more about healthy food choices

  156. I learned more about the Mediterranean diet which is something I have been interested in for awhile

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