Heart of the Matter
A Healthy Heart
February is Heart Month. Here are five tips to help keep your heart healthy and going strong:
- Make healthy food choices
- Maintain a healthy weight
- Quit smoking
- Limit alcohol intake
- Stay active
Eat Your Heart Out
Eating healthy can help you reduce your risk for heart disease.
- Replace salt with fresh or dry herbs.
- Try heart-smart foods such as avocados, salmon, almonds, blueberries, or kale.
- Try new recipes to easily add healthy foods to your meals.
High blood pressure (BP) puts you at four times higher risk for a stroke and makes you three times more likely to die from heart disease. But high BP usually doesn’t have symptoms, so you may not know you have it. Talk with your doctor about how to help you keep a healthy BP.
The 24-day challenge is a great way to change your eating habits and get healthier. AdvoCare’s OmegaPlex supplement is a unique blend of essential fatty acids for daily health and beauty. Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. (This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and the products are not intended to diagnose, cure, or prevent any disease).