Heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States, but it's also the most preventable. Family Circle's Lynya Floyd joins Cheddar to mark healthy heart month with some helpful tech hacks. She reveals how people can go beyond eating well and exercising when it comes to cardiovascular wellness.
Floyd discusses which meal-kit services offer the heart-healthiest food. She says Sun Basket and Green Chef are good choices for high-quality ingredients. We also learn which genetic testing services are the easiest to use and how they can help jump-start preventative care.
Floyd breaks down the dos and don'ts of heart rate monitors and wearables. She tells us why exercising with a chest strap monitor is the best way to stay in the appropriate heart rate range. Finally, Floyd explains how staying active on social media helps to promote heart health.