MY H EART
Improve your heart health this February for National Heart Month
our heart may be full this
Valentine's Day, but is
it in tip-top condition?
Get active: 'Exercising regularly can (about five large glasses of wine), but
help to reduce the risk of developing spread it over at least three nights.
high blood pressure, which can be
a cause of heart attack or stroke.
Ask about a free blood pressure
test at your local Asda Pharmacy**.
Eat less salt: 'Opt for foods that are about your heart health, see your GP.
labelled green or amber for salt.'
Watch your booze intake: The
weekly allowance is 14 units of alcohol Helpline on 0300 330 3311
Swap your fats: Switching from
saturated to unsaturated fats can help
lower your risk of heart diseaset.
Seek advice: If you're concerned
February isn't just the time
to celebrate love, it's also
National Heart Month
Ashleigh Li, senior cardiac
nurse at the British Heart
Foundation (BHF), offers her
top tips for a healthier heart...
For more information, visit
bhf.org.uk, or call the BHF Heart
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