What is Heart Disease?
Heart disease includes a number of
abnormal conditions affecting the heart
and blood vessels inside the heart. Heart
disease is an umbrella term, which can
include any of the following diseases:
• Cardiovascular Disease
• Congenital Heart Disease
• Coronary Heart Disease
• Heart Failure
• Hypertensive Heart
• Inflammatory Heart Disease
According to the National Center for
Health Statistics, in Delaware, heart
disease is the number one killer of adults.
Studies show that monitoring health and
exercise can reduce the chance of heart
disease and improve conditions for heart
Eat Smart for a Healthy Heart provides
information about heart disease, and pro-
vides healthy heart eating tips and recipes.
Brought to you by:
The University of Delaware
A cooking program
for people with heart disease
and their families
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What is Eat Smart for a Healthy Heart?
Who can participate?
Who are the instructors?
Where is the class held?
When is class held?
How can I enroll?
This is a program for people with heart
disease and their families. Three sessions
provide information about heart disease,
healthy eating, coo