March is National Nutrition Month. Get your plate in shape! Make one half of your plate fruits and vegetables. Make the other half protein foods (like lean meat, chicken, or fish) and grains. Round out your meal with a small amount of calcium-rich, dairy-based foods.
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. To help prevent heart disease, you can:
Am I at risk for heart disease?
Everyone is at risk for heart disease. But you are at higher risk for heart disease if you:
Your age and family history also affect your risk for heart disease. Your risk is higher if:
But the good news is there's a lot you can do to prevent heart disease.
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