Million Hearts - Recipes & Lifestyle - Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Resource Center
Vital Signs: Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke|DHDSP|CDC
- Almost half of American adults have at least one major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, including obesity, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
- Each year, nearly 1 in 3 deaths in the US is caused by heart disease and stroke, but at least 200,000 of these deaths can be prevented through healthy habits like regular physical activity and eating right.
- You can help others improve their eating habits by promoting the Million Hearts® initiative's Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Resource Center.