Heart Healthy Expo

Posted at 10:48 AM, Feb 08, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-08 12:48:15-05

MURRAY — The Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute is hosting a free community health heart fair Saturday.

Experts will be available to talk about:

-The impact smoking has on the heart

-Exercises that improve heart health

-How too much sugar or salt affects the hearts ability to function

-Five numbers everyone should know: total cholesterol, blood pressure, fasting glucose, resting heart rate and C reactive protein.

Free health screenings will be available, including blood pressure, body fat testing and heart-risk assessments. Heart-healthy cooking demonstrations along with other heart-healthy activities will be shown at the event.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

It will take place at the Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, 5121 S. Cottonwood St.