The 28 days of fighting heart disease.
REASONS TO BELIEVE
1. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women age 20 and over, but it is largely preventable. In fact, up to 80 % of cardiac events in women may be prevented if women make the right choices for their hearts, including diet, exercise and not smoking.
2. Go Red BetterU is a FREE 12-week online nutrition and fitness program that can makeover your heart. Each week will focus on a different area and provide step-by-step guidance. You’ll have access to everything from daily expert tips and an online journal to a downloadable BetterMe coaching tool. Visit GoRedforWomen.org for more information.
3. While 1 in 30 American women die of breast cancer, 1 in 3 women die from cardiovascular disease.
FEBRUARY 4th: Today is National Wear Red Day! Join thousands of women, as well as companies and organizations in Illinois and cities across America, by wearing red today. It’s a simple, powerful way to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke.
Cardiovascular disease kills approximately 450,000 women each year, which is about one each minute.