Get Heart Healthy in 2020

Get Heart Healthy in 2020

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Take steps today to lower your risk of heart disease. You don’t have to drastically change all at once - even making small changes gradually can make a
difference.


To help prevent heart disease, you can:
• Eat healthy.
• Get active.
• Stay at a healthy weight.
• Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke.
• Control your cholesterol and blood pressure.
• Drink alcohol only in moderation.
• Manage stress.

If you are at risk for heart disease, talk to your HealthSource clinician
today about how you can start taking small steps to improve your heart health. There
are many reliable online resources that can provide you with heart healthy recipes,
tips on how to get more activity, how to quit smoking, and more. Here are
some great resources:


• American Heart Association: www.heart.org
• Go Red for Women: www.goredforwomen.org
• CDC, Healthy Living: www.cdc.gov/HealthyLiving
• CDC, Heart Health: www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/about.htm