February is Red Feb, an awareness month for heart health and Heart Research Australia.
Heart Research Australia list four simple steps, or the four ‘M’ approach, to a healthy heart.
- Move. Keep moving at any age and at any level of fitness.
- Meals. Eat intelligently by improving your nutrition knowledge.
- Measurement. Keep Track of your health Measurements. This includes cholesterol, blood pressure, weight, sugar levels, and waist circumference and exercise capacity.
- Mental approach. Stay optimistic! Studies show state of mind can protect or damage heart health!
Heart Research Australia, who raise funds for research into the preventions, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and associated medical conditions.
Red Feb will culminate in national Wear Red Day. For information or to register visit www.heartresearch.com.au