Monday, March 17, 2014

Million Hearts Colorado: March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month!

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. Many of these deaths and risk factors are preventable, and food choices have a big impact on your heart's health.

A healthy lifestyle–following a healthy diet, maintaining a healthy weight, regular physical activity, quitting smoking and managing stress—can lower your risk for heart disease and may prevent current heart disease from worsening.

Read more about how diet affects your heart here or play a fun game of nutrition sudoku!

Colorado participates in the Million Hearts Initiative, an effort to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over five years. You can participate too. Be one in a million - make your commitment and pledge today.

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