American Heart Month Illustration

American Heart Month Awareness

This February we are raising awareness for American Heart Month and discussing prevention steps for heart diseases. Heart disease is the leading cause of death and every 36 seconds someone in the United States dies from a heart condition. This month Febo is focusing on adopting a healthy lifestyle to prevent heart disease. Here are some facts on heart disease:

  • In the US someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds
  • High blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking are key risk factors for heart disease
  • 1 in every 4 deaths in the US is related to heart disease
  • The most common type of heart disease is Coronary Artery Disease

Hearrt Month Illustration of Two Hands Making Heart Shape

Some tips for adopting a healthier lifestyle:

  • Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day
  • Replace snacks for a healthy fruit or veggie
  • Plan your meals at the beginning of the month
  • Use your Febo Food Diary to track calories and nutrients
  • Swap the elevator for the stairs
  • Get 8 hours of sleep

Let’s have a #HearttoHeart and share these tips with your friends and family!

Source: CDC, NIH

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