Heart and Cardiovascular Health

Combating High Blood Pressure

About one in three U.S. adults has high blood pressure, a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, congestive heart failure and kidney disease.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. A healthy lifestyle and eating plan can lower your risk for heart disease and may prevent current heart disease from worsening. Learn more about a heart health and diet.

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    Love Your Heart, Love Your Food

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