Looking for a nice heart healthy holiday gift? The American Heart Association has an article with nice suggestions. Many of these could be used as “stocking stuffers.” Please take a minute to go check it out.
Over the years I saw many people who had advanced heart disease and I was so frustrated because I knew if they just knew how to do the right thing, simple lifestyle and diet steps, that the entire trajectory of their life and health would have been different. — Mehmet Oz M.D.
Please take a minute to visit the Mayo Clinic website and read Heart-healthy diet: 8 steps to prevent heart disease. This informative article gives practical ideas for eating healthier. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/in-depth/heart-healthy-diet/ART-20047702
“Think about it: Heart disease and diabetes, which account for more deaths in the U.S. and worldwide than everything else combined, are completely preventable by making comprehensive lifestyle changes. Without drugs or surgery.” — Dean Ornish M.D.
Please take 16 minutes to watch this TED Talk by C. Noel Bairey Merz, director of the Women’s Heart Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. This is information we all, women and men alike, need to know and take to heart.
In celebration of American Heart Month today we have some helpful tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Start out doing these everyday during February, then work on making them a regular part of your life. Remember heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women.
This is the time of year when we make promises and plans to do better in the next year. Be sure to check out this article on Go Red for Women: 5 Heart Healthy Resolutions for the New Year.