Heart Healthy Tips
Try new fruits and veggies
Brighten up your plate with rich colors, try strawberries, asparagus, apricots, limes, mangos, pineapples, green beans, and rhubarb, to name just a few!
Listen to music when you exercise, it makes it more fun!
Cut Salt out of your diet. Reducing salt intake can help lower blood pressure. Salt/sodium is hidden in processed and packaged foods. Check the labels.
Protect your skin from the sun, use sunscreen SPF 15 or higher daily.
Keep a sleep schedule and stick to it.
If you smoke, Quit. Quitting smoking can add years to your life. Talk to your health care team for assistance.
Clean out your medicine cabinet. Check labels for proper disposal.
Enjoy the outdoors!
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