It’s February – Take Heart!

February is National Heart Month – a time when the American Heart      Association asks us to pay particular attention to our heart health.  It is also a time when the initial enthusiasm with which we approached New Year’s resolutions begins to wane.  Goals set for more consistent physical activity and including more heart-friendly foods like vegetables and fruits in the diet have been challenged by conflicting priorities such as work and family demands.  The “winter blues” are casting a shadow over the hopes we had for positive changes in 2010.  Take heart. Read more