Heart Healthy Foods & Exercise for Heart Health Awareness Month February has been celebrated as American Heart Month since 1963. It is the month where we urge Americans to join the battle against heart disease, the leading cause of death for both men and women. Two of the easiest ways to reduce your chances of getting heart disease are through nutrition and physical activity. So what does that mean? Let’s start with your food choices.   Incorporating ‘heart healthy’ foods such as whole grains (oats, brown rice, barely), nuts, plain yogurt, beans, salmon/fish, apples, dark chocolate and berries can all help by lowering blood pressure and bad (LDL) cholesterol. These delicious foods can be incorporated into both snacks and main meals throughout the day. For example, you may...

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