The Bridge: American Heart Month

It’s never too late to make better health choices. All you need is a goal, a plan and the desire to live better. Here are some simple steps to take:

  • Don’t smoke cigarettes or use other tobacco products.
  • Have your blood pressure check regularly. Keep your blood pressuer below 120/80 mm Hg.
  • Eat a healthy diet consistent with recommendations from the American Heart Association.
  • Get at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity or 75 minutes of vigorous intensity activity (or a combination) each week.
  • Maintain a healthy weight (body mass index less than 25kg/m2).
  • Keep your total cholesterol less than 200mg/dL.
  • Keep your fasting blood glucose at less than 100 mg/dL.

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March 16, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in The Bridge