Get a Heart Healthy Quick Start With One Simple Slogan

Remember this simple slogan: Eat 5, Move 10, Sleep 8.

Eat 5

Eat 5 servings of vegetables and fruits a day. Vegetables and fruits between meals are great snacks. Here are some ideas:

8 am  Banana or berries with cereal
11 am  Celery/apples with almond butter
1 pm  Cucumbers and spinach on a sandwich
3 pm  Slice of watermelon
5 pm  Sliced bell peppers with hummus
8 pm  Cherry tomatoes with feta cheese

Move 10

Add just 10 minutes of movement everyday where you’re breathing faster and breaking a sweat. Some ideas:

Sleep 8

Want to know the benefits of getting a good night’s rest? Improve memory, curb inflammation, lengthen life, spur creativity, sharpen attention, maintain a healthy weight, and lower stress (to name a few), and it’s great for your heart. Adults need 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night; find your own “sleep number,” reap the benefits, and your heart will thank you!


Love Your Heart Every Day

Be good to your heart, and your heart will be good to you. What goes around, comes around; that’s pretty much how the cardiovascular system works!


Let’s Work in More Workouts

Do you know what exercise is good for? Everything. It’s good for your circulatory system, your sleep, and even your brain. No matter who you are, moving around is good for you. Here are some tips for a healthier, happier way of life.


How to Deal With Sugar Cravings

Consuming excesses sugar can affect your sleep and lead you into a vicious cycle of low energy and high sugar consumption. But you can reset your body to consume less—or no—added sugar, and you will feel incredible.