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5 Tips That Will Tug at Your Happy, Healthy Heart

Guest Post By Lindsay Vastola Risk factors of chronic heart disease, high blood pressure or high cholesterol aren’t necessarily visible on a scale, or even on a blood pressure monitor or a blood test. Here are five simple habits to incorporate into your daily life that will keep your ticker going stronger, longer! Be a label-reading vigilante! Even seemingly simple foods and snacks can serve upwards of 30-50% or more of your daily allowance for sodium (a heart-healthy adult should consume no more than 2000mg of sodium per day). Watch your labels; steer clear of any food more than about … Read More

Heart Health Month

Did you know that February is Heart Health Month? According to the American Heart Association, 43 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease, it is the cause of one in three women’s deaths every year, and since 1984, more women than men die of heart disease each year. Everything we do from eating, exercising, and even our thinking affects our heart.  It’s extremely important to take care of our hearts in order to live each day at our very best. We found a great article on the Huffington Post by Marlo Thomas on what every woman should … Read More