With February being American Heart Month, we can raise awareness about heart disease and how we can prevent it – both at home and in the community. Heart disease is currently the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, and while some conditions and defects are hereditary, there are quite a few conditions that can be prevented and even treated with the aid of healthy lifestyle choices. Here are some examples of how we can make more heart-healthy choices.
Jody Kae Nelson specializes in VO2 Max testing, exercise, nutrition, and wellness. With a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from Utah Valley University, she brings a wealth of knowledge to KORR. Jody enjoys running, hiking, skiing, and boating and can often be found enjoying the great outdoors of Utah with her husband Trey.