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February is American Heart Month making it the perfect time to take control and manage your risk for heart disease. While heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women, the good news is that preventative measures such as eating a healthy diet, exercise, avoiding tobacco and regular health screenings can significantly reduce your risk of developing the disease. Marking its 7-year anniversary, Weis Healthy Heart program will deliver weekly newscast segments during the 6 PM news, plus nutrition tips right in the grocery aisles that highlight practical strategies to help you live a heart-healthy life.

Healthy Heart

  • Healthy Heart: What is "The Blend'?

    Monday, Feb 22 at 7:51 PM

    (WBNG Binghamton) The new trend is to blend. Weis Markets' dietitian Erin Long explained how mushrooms can help reduce the calories, saturated fat and sodium in recipes.

  • Healthy Heart: Eating more unsaturated fats

    (WBNG Binghamton) The latest Dietary Guidelines recommend eating more unsaturated fat and less saturated fat and Weis Markets' dietitian Beth Stark showed how walnuts and salmon can improve your heart health.

  • Healthy Heart: Cans Get You Cooking

    (WBNG Binghamton) A recent study shows that overall people who eat canned goods have healthier diets, a greater intake of fruits and vegetables and a higher intake of essential nutrients.

  • Healthy Heart: Pistachios for your party

    (WBNG Binghamton) If you are planning a party for the big game, it's not a party without pistachios. This week's Healthy Heart focused on adding them to your menu.

  • Healthy Heart: Avocados

    (WBNG Binghamton) A heart healthy "super food" that is growing in popularity is avocados. You can swap and top your favorite foods with avocado.

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