The reason behind the 'Wear Red' movement

Posted: 6:47 PM, Feb 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-03 00:52:59Z

February is National Heart Month. It was declared back in the 1960's when more than half of all deaths in the United States were caused by cardiovascular diseases.

More than 800,000 people in the United States die from heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases each year. 80% of these diseases may be preventing by focusing on eating better and by controlling your cholesterol and blood pressure.

To get on track of putting heart health first, you can check out these recommended recipes from the ' Go Red For Women ' page.

You can also participate in the day by simply wearing red and sharing your photos on social media with the following hashtags. #WearRedDay #WiHearts #GBGoesRed