Heart Healthy Snacks to Keep in Your Bag

February 3, 2017 marks national Go Red for Women day. Heart disease does not affect just women. Did you know that 40% of deaths in the United States are due to cardiovascular disease? [1]

With February being American Heart Health month, practice one heart healthy behavior this month that you can work into your lifestyle. We suggest planning ahead by keeping heart-healthy snacks on hand. Here are some portable, healthy go-to’s:

Tried any of these snacks out? Tag me on Instagram @skylargriggsrd so I can see your heart healthy act!

Sky’s Scoop:

  • With cardiovascular disease rising as a prominent health concern, it is important to take care of your heart.
  • Eating heart healthy snacks such as fruits, vegetables, or nuts and seeds can help improve your heart health.
[1]: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/97/11/1095