It’s American Heart Month, and no, we’re not talking about the kind filled with little chocolates. Each year, the American Heart Association dedicates February to continue to raise awareness about cardiovascular diseases and strokes. Spread awareness and celebrate in three easy ways:

  1. Wear red on Feb. 5

This Friday is National Wear Red Day, a day dedicated to spreading awareness about heart disease, which kills one woman every 80 seconds. To learn more visit, https://www.goredforwomen.org/.

  1. Do a heart-healthy workout…in your kitchen!

Check out this quick workout by professional athlete and Go Red For Women™ Certified Fitness Contributor Andia Winslow.

  1. Make a heart-healthy meal or snack

Need inspiration? Check out this list from WebMD on heart-healthy foods, which includes chickpeas, avocados and dark chocolate! Yum.

 

Sources: Go Red for Women, WebMD

 

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