Take Care of Your Heart for Heart Health Month

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February is the month that’s all about the heart; not just the romantic phase of yours, either. It’s about your healthy heart; or lack thereof. It’s Heart Health Month, which means that it’s time to bring awareness and recognition to people about the health of their heart. Perhaps you assume that because you are alive and kicking, feeling pretty good and having a nice week that your heart is in good health, but this is not always the case. In fact, you might not have a clue how your heart is really doing at the moment, and that can be dangerous. Your heart is probably one of the most important organs in your body; you can’t live without it in functioning order, so that makes it probably the most important organ. With that said, we’ve decided to share with you a few very simple ways you can make your heart healthier than ever this month. Get started doing it now and it will be a habit in 21 days.

Clean the Kitchen

Toss the crap; seriously. Get rid of it. It might make you momentarily happy to binge on oreos, but it will go away faster than you can put the package in the trash. First comes the guilt, then the feeling of being ‘fat’ and then the self-loathing for having zero self-control. Then comes the effect you don’t even see, which is poor overall health. The less healthy your body, the harder your heart has to work. So clean the crap out of the kitchen and stock it with good foods that make you feel healthy, give you energy and make your body feel awesome.


You can do wonders for your health with just a little exercise. We aren’t saying you have the join the gym, but you can take a 30 minute walk each day that will help your heart get healthy in a way that you just don’t even realize. Exercise is the key to longevity, so let’s get started.

Go to Sleep

When your body has plenty of sleep, it’s able to function properly. When you’re not sleeping well, every part of your body has to work harder to get you through the day. If you’re not getting at least 8 hours a night, you’re not taking care of your heart.

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