I am
Coles and Heart Foundation launch Health Hub to support wellbeing of nation
heartfoundation.org.au|Helpline 13 11 12

Coles and Heart Foundation launch Health Hub to support wellbeing of nation

Media Release - 27 September 2020

89% of Australians want a healthier diet and one-quarter never or rarely exercise

Coles is on a mission to get Australians eating and feeling better, teaming up with the Heart Foundation to launch the Coles Health Hub which will provide information and solutions to help Australians reach their health and wellbeing goals.

A recent YouGov Galaxy Poll found 89% of Australians wanted a healthier diet, one-quarter confessed they never or rarely exercised, and on average, people spend nearly four hours on devices outside of daily work demands.

The Coles Health Hub, developed in partnership with the Heart Foundation, is an online hub that will include regularly updated information relating to exercise, diet, mental health management and social and community support.

It will feature tasty, heart-healthy, exclusive recipes from the Heart Foundation, together with Coles recipes to support healthy eating and build healthier and happier lives.
With useful tips and information that cover nutrition, exercise, health and wellbeing, customers can learn about the goodness of wholegrains for heart health, the difference between good fats and bad, ways to start exercising alone or with your family and how to cook healthier family meals at home.
Coles General Manager of Media and Sponsorship Kate Bailey said Coles is proud to be partnering with the Heart Foundation on the Health Hub.

“Caring for our health and happiness has never been more important than it is today.  We know from our own research that knowledge, motivation, temptation, time, as well as cost are some of the key barriers our customers face when improving their health and happiness,” Ms Bailey said.

"At Coles, we have taken significant steps to expand our health offering by increasing our focus on fresh food, eliminating artificial colours and flavours and introducing new affordable health meal solutions and product ranges such as Wellness Road.

“The launch of the Coles Health Hub is taking our purpose to sustainably feed all Australians a step further by helping customers to look after their health in a more holistic way, with credible and trusted advice on how Australians can manage their diet, physical activity and mental wellbeing.
We have partnered with the Heart Foundation for this important initiative because of its long-term commitment to the health of Australians, and its expertise around advice and information on nutrition and exercise as the basis for a healthy lifestyle.
Heart Foundation Group CEO, Adjunct Professor John Kelly, welcomed the launch of the Health Hub as a practical way to help Australians build healthy living habits into their busy routines.
Australians are looking for engaging, yet simple ways to improve their health as part of their everyday lives. Through heart-healthy recipe ideas, exercise tips and information, we can help more Australians reduce their risks for heart disease and live well longer.
“Coles is in a unique position to use its scale and everyday customer interactions to drive change, backed by the strength of the Heart Foundation’s knowledge and experience as Australia’s leading experts on nutrition, physical activity and heart health.

“We share a goal to put people’s health and wellbeing at the centre of what we do.”

Visit the Coles Health Hub via coles.com.au/health.  

Media Enquiries

Coles Media Line (03) 9829 5250 or media.relations@coles.com.au

Debora McInnes, Heart Foundation media
M: 0423 827 697 E: debora.mcinnes@heartfoundation.org.au

 

Looking for that perfect gift?

Looking for that perfect gift?

Looking for that perfect gift?

Make a donation to our Christmas Appeal on behalf of a family member or a loved one and receive a personalised eCard to let them know....

Heart Health Check Toolkit

Heart Health Check Toolkit

Christmas Appeal

Christmas Appeal

Christmas Appeal

Make a donation to our Christmas Appeal on behalf of a family member or a loved one and receive a personalised eCard to let them know....

What is coronary heart disease?

What is coronary heart disease?

What is coronary heart disease?

Coronary heart disease (CHD) or coronary artery disease occurs when a coronary artery clogs and narrows because of a buildup of plaque....

Heart stories

Heart stories

Heart stories

Stories of hope from Australian men and women fighting heart disease....

2022 Postdoctoral Fellowship

2022 Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Postdoctoral Fellowship aims to identify the best and brightest (recent) PhD graduates, give them a boost to their research career and enhance their ability to attract and secure future funding....

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: Lower your risk of heart disease

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: Lower your risk of heart disease

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: Lower your risk of heart disease

Support and resources to help you stay healthy and reduce risk of heart disease. ...

Staying active for better heart health

Staying active for better heart health

Staying active for better heart health

Moving more every day is one of the best habits you can have....

Baking recipes

Baking recipes

Baking recipes

Find heart healthy baking recipes ...

Pilbara Aboriginal Heart Health Program

Pilbara Aboriginal Heart Health Program

Pilbara Aboriginal Heart Health Program

The program works with local communities to help improve heart health in the Pilbara....

Meatloaf

Meatloaf

40-50 minutes
Serves 6

The Heart Foundation Alumni Program

The Heart Foundation Alumni Program

The Heart Foundation Alumni Program

Stay connected with your research alumni community. ...

Fruit and nut muesli

Fruit and nut muesli

Fruit and nut muesli

15 minutes
Serves 10 (makes 1kg)

Absolute CVD risk clinical guidelines

Absolute CVD risk clinical guidelines

The Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk (CVD) Guidelines helps healthcare professionals identify, prevent and manage a person's risk of developing CVD. ...

Medical tests for heart disease

Medical tests for heart disease

Medical tests for heart disease

Learn about the common tests your doctor may want you to have to diagnose your heart condition....

Get started with more physical activity

Get started with more physical activity

Get started with more physical activity

Finding time for physical activity is one of the best things you can do for your heart...

Heart health submissions to Government

Heart health submissions to Government

Every day we are lobbying government and industry to improve heart health....

WEBINAR | Lipids in the limelight: clinical update on screening and management

WEBINAR | Lipids in the limelight: clinical update on screening and management

Heart Age Calculator

Heart Age Calculator

Heart Age Calculator

Could you be at risk of heart disease? Get your estimated heart age now....

Mighty mango smoothie

Mighty mango smoothie

Mighty mango smoothie

10 minutes
Serves 1 - 450ml

How can I beat the barriers and get active for a healthy heart?

How can I beat the barriers and get active for a healthy heart?

How can I beat the barriers and get active for a healthy heart?

Fruit, vegetables and heart health

Fruit, vegetables and heart health

Fruit, vegetables and heart health

How to boost your fruit and vegetable intake to help protect your heart. ...

Italian fish parcels

Italian fish parcels

Italian fish parcels

20 minutes
Serves 4

Driving Best Practice CVD Prevention in a Post-COVID World

Driving Best Practice CVD Prevention in a Post-COVID World

Driving Best Practice CVD Prevention in a Post-COVID World

Chilli and garlic prawn spaghetti

Chilli and garlic prawn spaghetti

Chilli and garlic prawn spaghetti

15 minutes
Serves 4

Register your cardiac service with the Heart Foundation

Register your cardiac service with the Heart Foundation

This cardiac services directory presents information on cardiac rehab programs offered across Australia....

Personal Walking Plan

Personal Walking Plan

Personal Walking Plan

Feel healthier and happier in six weeks with a free Personal Walking Plan...

GLOBAL CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH FUNDERS FORUM

GLOBAL CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH FUNDERS FORUM

GLOBAL CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH FUNDERS FORUM

FACILITATING INTERNATIONAL CLINICAL TRIALS ...

Support after a heart attack

Support after a heart attack

Support after a heart attack

Many different thoughts may go through your head after a heart attack and you may be presented with complicated medical info. Know where to get support. ...

Atrial fibrillation resources for patients

Atrial fibrillation resources for patients