IN THIS ISSUE:
- Monthly Observances
- American Heart Month
- National Canned Food Month
- Spotlight on Caregivers
- Nutrient of the Month: Vitamin A
- Featured Recipe: Microwaved Sweet Potatoes
- News from MOWWM
FEATURED STORY: AMERICAN HEART MONTH
Heart disease kills an estimated 630,000 Americans each year. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women. In the United States, the most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease (CAD), which can lead to a heart attack. You can greatly reduce your risk for CAD through lifestyle changes and, in some cases, medication. So, what is one lifestyle change you can make this month to reduce your risk?
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