Now that March is here, everyone is looking forward to spring, warmer weather, and getting outdoors. As you look forward, though, don’t forget to look back to February! February was Heart Month, and the lessons learned for good health during that time shouldn’t be forgotten as soon as we all turn the page on the calendar.
Here are some simple things to remember—and do—to help take care of your ticker and keep it in great shape for the long term:
- Learn about good fats and bad fats. Fat is actually an important part of a healthy diet, but it’s all about the type of fat you take in. Try to reduce your intake of saturated fats (read nutrition labels to see how much saturated fat is in the foods you like, and be prepared to be surprised) and trans fats