DR. GARY JONES TO SPOTLIGHT HEART HEALTH & FITNESS
GRANBERRY CONFERENCE CENTER
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2023 at 4:00 PM
February is American Heart Month – a time when the nation spotlights heart
disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans.
Dr. Gary Jones endorses the use of The Parrish Fuller Fitness Trail as an
excellent way to maintain a healthy heart.
According to Dr. Gary Jones, utilizing the Parrish Fuller Fitness Trail can
o Improve blood flow
o Lower blood pressure
o Reduce “bad” cholesterol levels
o Increase “good” cholesterol levels
o Decrease insulin resistance
o Reduce the risk of coronary artery disease & stroke
According to Dr. Gary Jones, studies show that walking for an average of just
30 minutes per day can lower the risk of heart disease and stroke by 35% and
lower the risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 40%.
According to Dr. Gary Jones, walking is one of the easiest ways to prevent heart
disease as well as many other health issues. The Parrish Fuller Fitness Trail is a
safe, free, and easily accessible area to spend some time being physically active
while improving overall health.
Quote by Dr. Jones: “The funding provided by The Rapides Foundation has
enabled Louisiana Christian University to offer the community access to a
wonderful place to enjoy the health benefits of physical activity.”