What to eat and not eat for a healthier heart


What do get when you combine blueberries, broccoli, oatmeal, and salmon?

Either the strangest smoothie ever made or items for a menu designed to improve your chances of not being one of some 600,000 Americans who die every year from heart disease.

Eating a healthy diet can be one of the most important things you can do to reduce your chances of having a heart attack. Also, get and stay physically active and if you smoke,  stop.

This is an especially important prescription for truckers, the nature of whose jobs make them a target for heart disease. In addition, heart disease is the number one cause of deaths in women.