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Healthy Heart, Healthy Family Topics for Practice

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  • How the Heart Works (Session 1)
  • Heart Disease Risk Factor Activity (Session 1)
  • What Are the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack? (Session 2)
  • Types of Physical Activity (Session 3)
  • Benefits of Physical Activity (Session 3)
  • Lowering High Blood Pressure (Session 4)
  • Shake the Salt and Sodium Habit (Session 4)
  • Facts About Blood Pressure and Stroke (Session 5)
  • Metabolic Syndrome and Your Health (Session 5)
  • Food Label Activity – Fats (Session 5)
  • Facts About Saturated Fat, Trans Fat, Cholesterol, and Fiber (Session 51)
  • Cooking With Less Saturated Fat Activity (Session 5)
  • What Is a Healthy Weight? Activity (Session 6)
  • The Healthy Way To Lose Weight (Session 6)
  • ABCs of Diabetes Control (Session 7)
  • Think Before You Drink: Hidden Sugar in Common Beverages (Session 7)
  • The traditional Filipino Diet (Session 8)
  • Eating in a Heart Healthy Way Even When There Is Little Time: Busy Times (Session 9)
  • Eating in a Heart Healthy Way Even When There Is Little Time: Eating Out (Session 9)
  • Save Money on Your Food Bill (Session 9)
  • Smoking Harms You (Session 10)
  • Quitting Smoking (Session 10)

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Information on this page is taken from the English print version of “Healthy Heart, Healthy Family: A Community Health Worker's Manual.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-3674, Originally Printed 1999, Revised May 2008.

Last Updated March 2012

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