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Americans just like you are making simple, positive changes to live well and improve their health. Scroll over the map to see My Life Check being put into action.

Americans have promised to better their heart health.
A look at heart health in America

 

Nearly four in ten American adults believe they have ideal heart health (39%). Less than one in ten believes they have poor heart health (5%).

The majority of adults have visited a doctor or healthcare professional within the past year (80%).

70% of Americans report being told to make lifestyle changes by a doctor or other healthcare professional.

One third report being told each to exercise more (35%) and that they are overweight (33%).

One in five adults report currently being a smoker (19%).

Fewer than two in ten American adults (15%) achieve AHA’s recommended levels of moderate aerobic exercise, which is 150+ total minutes per week.

For more than four of ten adults, eating 9 servings of fruits and veggies (44%) or eating fish at least 2 times per week (45%) is a rare activity.

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