Be mine For Longer!

Be mine For Longer!

Eat Well

  • Look for the American Heart Association’s mark of approval on restaurant menus and in grocery stores to certify that you’r purchasing heart-healthy foods.
  • Cut back on packaged, processed foods to limit sodium. Aim for less than 1500 mg of cholesterol per day.
  • Read food labels. Aim for less than 300 mg of cholesterol per day.
  • 5 or more servings of fruits and veggies each day.

Get Moving

  • Most Americans are overweight
  • Exercise sends oxygen to your brain and makes your memory sharper
  • Goal: 150 min/week of moderate exercise or 75 min/ week of vigorous exercise
  • 2 days per week: muscle-strengthening activity

Stop Smoking

  • Each cigarette reduces your life by 11 minutes
  • Smokers have more than twice the risk of heart attack than non-smokers

Get A Check Up

  • Check blood pressure: Goal: Less than 120/80 mmHg
  • Check cholesterol: less than 160 mg/dl (low risk), less than 130 mg/dl (intermediate risk), less than 100 mg /dl (very high risk)
  • Please always check fasting glucose: Goal: Less than 100 mg/dl

 Maintain A Healthy Weight

  • Men: aim for 40 inch or less waist circumference
  • Women: aim for 35 inches or less waist circumference
  • Aim for BM! of under 25

Be mine Forever

 

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