The World Health Organization says heart disease is the number one cause of death across the globe, which is why February is American Heart Health Month.
Obesity is a major risk factor for heart disease and health officials are urging individuals to check food choices, not only for a smaller waistline, but for a healthier heart.
Weight Watchers is sharing the five foods that should be kept in the pantry or refrigerator for a healthy heart.
Weight Watchers says maintaining a healthy weight or focusing on lifestyle changes that lead to a 5 to 10 percent loss in body weight will play a significant role in reducing the risk of heart disease.
For more information, go to weightwatchers.com.