Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women? That is one scary statistic! Eighty percent of women between the ages of 40 to 60 have one or more risk factors of heart disease! Whoah! That’s me! I am 47 years old and need to be aware of those risk factors and want to make sure all other women are aware too.
47 Heart-Healthy Snack Ideas
I have been trying my best to make changes to my lifestyle and heart disease is definitely something I need to take seriously. Committing to better eating habits is at the top of my to do list. I am proud to partner with The Heart Truth® and share 47 Heart-Healthy Snack Ideas as a reminder of the foods that women (and men) can snack on as part of a healthier lifestyle.
The Heart Truth is committed to raising awareness about heart disease in women and encouraging them to take action and improve their own heart health. As you learn about the risk factors for heart disease you can share them with every women you know. The more we educate women about heart disease the quicker they can take action to prevent the disease.
Heart disease risk factors you need to be aware of:
- High Blood Pressure
- High Blood Cholesterol
- Physically Inactive
- Family History of Heart Disease
- Preeclampsia during Pregnancy
- Unhealthy Eating Habits
Choosing to eat better and live a healthier lifestyle are definitely a good place to start in improving heart health. As always, talk to your physician about your risks and the steps you can take to help prevent heart disease.
Print our 47 Heart Healthy Snack Ideas list and keep it on the refrigerator or close to your shopping list. Use it as a reference guide for ideas of ways to snack on foods that will help motivate you to live a healthier lifestyle.
Are you personally affected by heart disease or know someone who is? Make sure to share #FromTheHeart and tell all women about the risk factors of heart disease.