Weekly Wisdom – Go red (part 2)

February 28, 2012
Sherri Meyer, MG Registered Dietitian,

Go red…in honor of American Heart Month keep your heart in check by following these simple tips

  • Check your family history for heart disease
  • Know your numbers (total cholesterol, including HDL & LDL cholesterol)
  • Don’t smoke & avoid secondhand smoke
  • Drink in moderation
  • Get active-at least 30 minutes a day of exercise
  • Eat a heart-healthy diet (foods low in saturated and trans fat, cholesterol, sodium and added sugars) 
 

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