Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Wellness
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Helping Consumers Reduce Sodium Intake
Americans, both adults and children, consume much too much sodium, which can raise blood pressure and increase the risk of heart disease. FDA is working on a number of fronts to help consumers manage their sodium intake.
Eat for a Healthy Heart Eating right is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your risk of heart disease. Read the article and watch a video to get started. Sodium Reduction A Key to Choosing Healthful Foods: Using the Nutrition Facts on the Food Label Talking About Trans Fat: What You Need to Know
Be Heart Healthy
Learn how smoking affects your heart, your health, and the health of those around you.
Resources for You
Federal resources to help you quit using tobacco products and to help you learn more about youth tobacco prevention, effective treatment for nicotine addiction, and tobacco research and statistics.