When you hear the word "heart disease" or "heart attack," what is your first thought? You may think, "that won't happen to me." According to the American Heart Association, Heart Disease is the No.1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That's approximately one woman every minute! The Center for Disease Control and Prevention states that Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States, killing 321,000 men in 2013-that's 1 in every 4 male deaths.
March is National Nutrition Month and its focus is to bring attention and awareness to the importance of making good food choices and being physically active. "Go Further with Food" is the theme 2018 and it offers several key messages to help us achieve health benefits that come from healthy eating.
It's easy to eat more vegetables! Eating vegetables is important because they provide vitamins and minerals and most are low in calories.
February is American Heart Month!