March is National Kidney Month! Celebrate women’s health and kidney disease prevention—take steps to keep your kidneys healthy. www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/communication-programs/nkdep/get-involved/national-kidney-month
During National Nutrition Month and beyond, store food properly to reduce waste and save money! Get more tips from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics experts: http://sm.eatright.org/NNMfoodstorage #NationalNutritionMonth
This year’s theme is “Go Further with Food,” a reminder to eat healthfully for ongoing energy and plan meals and snacks in advance to help reduce food loss and waste.
High blood pressure is a common cause of heart disease and stroke, so it’s important to check your blood pressure. https://www.cdc.gov/bloodpressure/measure.htm
Pump up your heart health by choosing foods that are low in sodium (salt): http://1.usa.gov/y0uXTq
Take small steps toward preventing heart disease & stroke, like eating better & exercising. Little things do add up! https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/healthy_living.htm
Find out what you can do today to lower your risk for heart disease: http://1.usa.gov/13d8oBq
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions.
Did you know? Breast cancer can occur in men. Over 2,000 men are diagnosed each year in the US. Find out more: http://1.usa.gov/1pMJvou.
It takes two weeks after vaccination for your body to build protection against flu viruses. Since it is not possible to know exactly when the flu season will start each year, it is best to get your flu vaccine before flu viruses start to spread in your community. CDC recommends people get vaccinated by the end of October, if possible. https://go.usa.gov/xRpzK