2016-2017 Creative Editorial Calendar


National Birth Defects Prevention Month

National Folic Acid Awareness Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

New Year’s Day

Solutions for resolutions

Tips for taking off holiday pounds



American Heart Month

Black History Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month

African Heritage & Health Week

National Wear Red Day (February 3, 2017)

Valentine’s Day

Super Bowl Sunday (February 5, 2017)



National Nutrition Month®

Registered Dietitian Day (March 8, 2017)

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

National Kidney Month

Save Your Vision Month

National School Breakfast Week

American Diabetes Alert Day

St. Patrick’s Day

World Kidney Day



Alcohol Awareness Month

Cancer Control Month

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month

National Autism Awareness Month

National Minority Health Month

Every Kid Healthy Week (April 24–28, 2017)

National Infertility Awareness Week

National Public Health Week (April 3–9, 2017)

April Fools’ Day

World Health Day (April 7, 2017)

Easter (April 16, 2017)

Passover (April 10–18, 2017)



Arthritis Awareness Month

Digestive Diseases Awareness Month

Global Employee Health and Fitness Month

Food Allergy Action Month

Healthy Vision Month

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

National Barbecue Month

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month National Family Month

Mental Health Month

National High Blood Pressure Education Month

National Mediterranean Diet Month

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Older Americans Month

Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Stroke Awareness Month

Food Allergy Awareness Week

National Women’s Health Week

Cinco de Mayo

Hand Hygiene Day (May 5, 2017)

Mother’s Day (May 14, 2017)

National Senior Health & Fitness Day (May 31, 2017)

National Women’s Check-up Day (May 8, 2017)

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Cataract Awareness Month

Men’s Health Month

National Dairy Month

National Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Month

National Safety Month


Men’s Health Week (June 13–19, 2016)

Father’s Day (June 19, 2016)

National Cancer Survivors Day (June 5, 2016)

Family vacations: Eating healthfully on the road

Healthful meals for kids to prepare for Dad

Summer festivals



Independence Day

Family vacations: Eating healthfully on the road

Healthful foods at ballparks

Healthful foods at state and county fairs


 Safe summer grilling



Kids Eat Right Month™

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

National Breastfeeding Month

World Breastfeeding Week (August 1–7, 2016)

Avoid the “Freshman 15”

Back to school

College cooking on a budget

Family vacations: Dashboard dining

Manage a diet on dorm food



Childhood Cancer Month

Fruits and Veggies—More Matters Month

Healthy Aging Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

National Food Safety Education Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Self-Improvement Month

World Alzheimer’s Month

Whole Grains Month

Family Health & Fitness Day (September 24, 2016)

Labor Day (September 5, 2016)

National Celiac Disease Awareness Day (September 13, 2016)

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day (September 28, 2016)

World Heart Day (September 29)



Academy’s Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ (Oct 15-18, 2016)

Child Health Month

Family Health Month

Health Literacy Month

Hunger Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Bullying Prevention Month

Vegetarian Awareness Month

Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week (October 12-20, 2016) 

Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 3–7, 2016)

National Health Education Week (October 17–21, 2016)

National School Lunch Week (October 10–14, 2016)

Child Health Day (October 3, 2016)

World Food Day (October 16, 2016)

Healthful Halloween treats for kids




Addiction Awareness Month

American Diabetes Month

Child Safety and Prevention Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Gastro esophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week

(November 21–25, 2016)

Great American Smoke out (November 17, 2016)

Thanksgiving (November 24, 2016)

Balance, variety and moderation

Effects of smoking on nutrition, weight gain

Turkey tips



National Stress-Free Family Holiday Month

Hanukkah (December 24, 2016–Jan.1, 2017)

Kwanzaa (December. 26, 2016–Jan. 1, 2017)

National Hand washing Awareness Week (December 4–10, 2016)


World AIDS Day (December 1, 2016)

Healthfully navigating holiday parties

Healthful snacks for the holidays

Weight maintenance over the holidays


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