WEAR RED on Friday, February 1st as a reminder that your Heart Health starts with YOU! Since heart disease is the #1 killer in the U.S., it’s time to take responsibility …
þ Control your cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar.
þ Don’t smoke! If you smoke now, it’s time to quit.
þ Get active for at least 30 minutes a day.
þ Avoid being overweight or obese.
þ Eat right, emphasizing fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
þ Take time to manage stress by getting enough rest and relaxation.
þ Have a cardiac disease risk assessment.