We’ve got a bit loved up this month for ‘Valentine’s season’, but it’s not all about romantic meals for two in busy restaurants, set menus and single red roses in plastic covers being touted at your table…
February is National Heart Month and on the 7 February the British Heart Foundation is appealing to everyone to get involved with ‘Wear Red Day’ to promote the awareness of heart disease, how to help maintain a healthy heart and keep cardiovascular disease at bay.
There are three key factors to consider in keeping your heart healthy:
1. Eating healthily
2. Being active
3. Getting the right support.
Obviously if you are reading this newsletter, hopefully you are already following at least one of these rules or going in the right direction.
Being active is vital for fighting cardiovascular disease, whatever your age. No doubt some of you reading this will have just signed up for the new year in an effort to get healthy and may be new or returning to exercise, so keep in mind these factors:
For more information on the key risks connected to coronary heart disease, stroke and the preventative measures you can take, please follow this link.