FEBRUARY 3RD IS NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY!!!
Heart disease remains the #1 cause of death in America, accounting for 1 in 5 deaths every day.
Show your support for heart health awareness by wearing red.
Here are some Heart Health Fact to share with your friends & family:
- Sleep helps heal and repair your heart and blood vessels
- most cardiovascular diseases can still be prevented with education and healthy lifestyle changes
- Untreated diabetes can lead to serious medical problems, including cardiovascular disease.
Use the letters in F.A.S.T. to spot a Stroke
F = Face Drooping
A = Arm Weakness
S = Speech Difficulty
T = Time to call 911
The American Heart Association recommends replacing bad (saturated) fats with good (unsaturated) fats as a part of a healthy eating pattern. Hear are some heart healthy foods:
- leavy greens
- kidney beans
- nut & seed butters
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