Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. In the united states every year 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.
To prevent heart
disease and increase awareness of its effects, Annies Home is proudly
participating in American Heart Month. You can make healthy changes to lower your risk of developing heart disease.
Controlling and preventing risk factors is also important for people who already have
To lower your risk:
• Watch your weight.
• Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke.
• Control your cholesterol and blood pressure.
• If you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation.
• Get active and eat healthy.
One heart healthy foods include: