Prevention is not as dramatic as intervention.
The slow process of doing the right thing is not as colorful as open heart surgery or as a heart attack.
Substituting heart healthy foods does not get the juices flowing as does a ambulance ride to the hospital with the sirens blaring.
But what the heck. Why not give it a try anyway.
February marks the 50th anniversary of American Heart Month. Heart disease is the number one killer in Americans. For the good news, however, following a heart healthy diet and lifestyle can make a big difference in helping to prevent heart disease.
The American Heart Association recommends choosing a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and to include nuts and seeds, fatty fish and heart-healthy fats. It also recommends limiting foods high in trans fats, saturated fats and sodium.
If you would like to be notified when new articles are posted just leave your name and email in the form in the sidebar.
If you have any thoughts or comments about this article please leave them below.
If you like this article let your friends know by using the Share buttons.
Arnold Brod, Publisher