Heart Health

Health Plus
September 27, 2011

Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in most industrialized countries. Stroke is #4. Health research has identified several important factors that are linked to the development of coronary heart disease and stroke. By identifying any risk factors you may have and by taking some action to prevent developing coronary heart disease and stroke, you may be able to reduce your risk.
 
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 It is important to know that there are some things you cannot control. The following are closely related to increased risk:

Healthy Eating/Healthy Recipes

Health Plus
September 27, 2011

What does healthy eating look like? Eating healthy means you choose a variety of foods from the basic food groups: protein foods; dairy; fruits; vegetables; and grains. Eating healthy means that you have to plan and make an effort to make sure you are eating a variety of foods so you can get the nutrients you need.