Life's Essential 8™ for Kids

Healthy habits often begin at home.
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Life's Essential 8 for KidsWe all want our kids to grow up healthy and happy. The American Heart Association’s Life’s Essential 8 are the key measures for improving and maintaining cardiovascular health. Supporting good heart and brain health early helps lower the risk for heart disease, stroke and other major health problems later in life.

Life’s Essential 8 comprises two major areas:
Health Behaviors and Health Factors

Learn more on how all 8 can create healthy habits for kids.