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Top 9 Healthy Gifts for Valentines Day


The American Heart Association encourages people to make the connection between healthy hearts and Valentine's Day. If there's someone you love who has diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or other risk factors for heart disease, choose a Valentine's Day gift for him or her that's both good and healthy.

1. Paragon Sports Valentine's Day Gifts

Is your significant other an athlete or adventurer? New York City's Paragon Sports department store sells clothing and gear for just about every sporting pursuit. Something from its online store will make a great gift for the sports lover in your life. Don't know what to get? Paragon also sells gift cards.

2. Stella McCartney Skincare Discovery Set

Fashion designer Stella Mc Cartney has long been a proponent of a natural, healthy, organic lifestyle, and she's recently introduced a line of products that reflect her ethos. This discovery set is a sampler containing moisturizing cream, calming and soothing elixir, radiance elixir, and nourishing elixir -- and it makes a great Valentine's Day gift for a friend who would never put anything irritating on her skin.

3. Healthy Back Bag for Valentine's Day

AmeriBag's medium-size backpack, useful for both men and women, is made of distressed nylon and designed to keep weight off the spine. It's usually available in black, blue, red, and orange and makes a nice Valentine's Day gift.
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4. Florida Oranges for Valentine's Day

Send a gift of sunshine in a box. You can buy oranges, grapefruit, honeybells, and other healthy citrus fruits fresh from the grove. Gift baskets with an assortment of fruit also make a thoughtful and healthy gift this Valentine's Day.

5. Sugar Free Chocolate Gift for Valentines

If your sweetie can't eat sugar, you can still deliver a sweet Valentines Day chocolate gift. The Vermont Country Store candy counter features a variety of sugar-free chocolates.

6. Green Tea Spa Essentials Gift Basket

The clean and healthy scent of green tea infuses bubble bath, lotion, linen bag of bath salts, wooden massager, a back scrubber, and hand towel packaged in a chrome basket for a "green" Valentine's Day.
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7. Heart-Healthy Red Wine: Yellow Tail Shiraz Reserve

They say a glass of red wine a day is good for the heart, so toast your love this Valentine's Day with a good-tasting Shiraz. The 2003 vintage is rated 88 out of 100 points by oenophile Wilfred Wong.
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8. Juice Healthy Skin Organics to Go for Valentine's Day

A healthy gift that will be appreciated on Valentines Day and any other occasion, this six-piece organic skincare set is dedicated to fighting the effects of age upon the face day and night. Gift includes cleansing milk, antioxidant serum, green apple peel, hydrating mist, oil-free moisturizer and an organic bamboo washcloth.

9. American Heart Association

Consider making a donation in your beloved's name to the AHA this Valentine's Day. Your money goes towards the organization's effort to reduce death caused by cardiovascular disease.

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