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How often do you eat raw or roasted nuts?

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    are nuts for nuts!

    Daily

    A couple times a week

    Only at parties

    Never

    Heart Health Fact

    Almonds, walnuts and pistachios are a super source of "good fat" -omega-3 fatty acids. Nibble on these and your heart will thank you.

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  • Once a day, only at bedtime.
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    of you brush twice daily!

    Never

    Once a day

    Twice daily!

    More than 3 times a day

    Heart Health Fact

    Gum disease is directly related to strokes and heart attacks. So don't give your teeth the brush off.

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    of you are fit and fabulous!

    Everyday

    3 or 4 times a week

    Rarely

    Never

    Heart Health Fact

    You don't have to get sweaty to get healthy. Accumulating at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity five days a week is a step in the heart-healthy direction.

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    of you drink coffee occasionally!

    3 or more cups

    1 or 2 cups

    Occasionally

    Never

    Heart Health Fact

    Good news java lovers: Moderate coffee drinkers are less likely to have heart rhythm disturbances and have a lower risk of heart disease.

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  • Set your sleep timer.

    8 hours or more.
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    could use more sleep!

    Don't have time

    4 hours

    6 hours

    8+ hours

    Heart Health Fact

    People who habitually get less than the doctor recommended 8 hours of sleep a night are more prone to irregular heartbeats, hypertension and diabetes.

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    enjoy fish weekly!

    No fish

    Once a week

    When I catch it

    As much as possible

    Heart Health Fact

    The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish can reduce inflammation that damages blood vessels and leads to heart disease. Specialists encourage eating fish twice a week.

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    of you go with H2O

    Soda

    OJ

    Water

    Tea

    Heart Health Fact

    Excluding the soda, which dehydrates you, these drinks all have health benefits. Orange juice, however, is also rich in potassium and can even help lower blood pressure.

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    of you have the funniest friends

    Cat Videos

    Ticklish feet

    Friends

    I'm serious

    Heart Health Fact

    Turn your frown upside down. Whatever tickles your fancy, laughing can increase blood flow for up to 45 minutes. It really is medicine.

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