29 Best Tips for Heart Health Month

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By: , – Lynya Floyd, Family Circle
2/7/2012 10:00 AM   :  7 comments   :  7,066 Views

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This month, we’re inviting you to do something different every single day to love your heart. Come back to the Family Circle site every morning in February for an easy tip that will improve your cardiovascular health.
 


Tip #1: Every day I do something to strengthen my heart. And that's not just because I'm the Health Director here at Family Circle. It's because I know that cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in this country, but there's plenty I can do to fight it. Some days that means lacing up my sneakers and hitting the… Read More

Tip #2: Make Over Your Breakfast Instead of dishing out cold cereal or bacon and eggs, reduce your family’s fat and cholesterol intake as much as 20% by serving everyone 1 cup of cooked oatmeal. “I eat a bowl every morning for my heart,” says 90210 actress Jennie Garth, mom... Read More >

Tip #3: Get Ready For Bed When you’re about to hit the sack, don’t hop online to order new curtains for your daughter’s room and don’t watch TV. “Turn off all electronic devices at least one hour before going to bed so your body and brain can begin... Read More >


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  • MARILYN1954
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    This article has many things to work into my weight loss plan. I am going to try to eat more oatmeal and to turn off computer and TV one hour before bed. - 2/8/2012   9:00:28 PM
  • 6
    every morning I eat multigrain cheerios - 2/8/2012   7:21:35 PM
  • 5
    I am cutting out all the bad fats & eating clean. Also try to move everyday. - 2/8/2012   1:08:06 PM
  • 4
    @onemorething, your best bet might be printing one onto sticker paper- I suspect that's a photoshop job, not a real keyboard!

    I've been working on my family to turn off electronics an hour before bedtime. I've got the kids trained (parental controls on the iMac help enforce it!) but my husband still seems to think he can watch stuff right until the last minute. - 2/8/2012   11:02:57 AM
  • 3
    I agree! A "feel the love" button would be such fun. - 2/8/2012   10:48:54 AM
  • 2
    I love to have that red heart button on my computer where can I get one at? - 2/7/2012   11:34:25 AM

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