Publications International, Ltd. and the Go Red For Women® National Movement Join in the Fight Against Heart Disease with the Release of Go Red 2013 Recipes for the Heart

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February is American Heart Month, and “Go Red 2013 Recipes for the Heart” provides dozens of recipes, expert information, and real-life stories to help all women live heart-healthy lives.

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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, taking the life of 1 in 3 women each year. This February, Publications International, Ltd. (PIL), creator of the award-winning iCookbook TM app, joins the American Heart Association (AHA) in heart disease prevention with the new Go Red 2013 Recipes for the Heart digital magazine app.

Go Red 2013 Recipes for the Heart contains more than 50 recipes for main dishes, soups, salads, side dishes, snacks, and more designed to inspire all women to make daily food choices with their heart in mind. Offering nutritional analysis with diabetic exchanges, alongside beautiful full color photography, Go Red 2013 Recipes for the Heart also provides information on the Go Red For Women movement, AHA’s healthy lifestyle recommendations, and warning signs for heart attack and stroke.

“An estimated 43 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease, yet only one in five women believe heart disease is her greatest health threat,” says Dr. Jennifer Mieres, Professor of Cardiology and Senior Vice President of Community and Public Health at North Shore – LIJ Health System. “That’s why it’s so important to understand your personal risk factors and often-overlooked common symptoms, and to share that information with the women you love.”

“I was shocked to learn that heart disease is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined,” said Go Red For Women supporter Allison Janney. “My mother’s quadruple bypass surgery was an eye-opening experience. I’m now making heart healthy changes to reduce my own risk, and have joined with Go Red For Women to educate other women about what they can do. Together, women have the power to save our own lives.”

Additional features of the Go Red 2013 Recipes for the Heart app include:

  •     Tales From the Heart: Real-life stories and videos from women who have taken control of their heart health.
  •      Know Your Numbers and Your Risk: Learn about the health factors that affect your risk for heart disease and stroke and the importance of early heart-health screening.
  •      Ask the Expert: Professional advice from Dr. Vyshali Rao, Go Red For Women spokesperson.
  •     Preparation Tips: “How-to” videos covering topics such as preparing fresh herbs, blanching tomatoes, and more.
  •     Get Involved: Learn how you can get involved with the American Heart Association to help fight heart disease.

Go Red 2013 Recipes for the Heart is available now for $3.99 in the iTunes® App Store. Visit GoRedForWomen.org for more information and tips on the latest news in heart health.

About Publications International, Ltd.    
Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) is one of North America's leading publishers of cookbooks, with more than 400 active cookbook titles and more than 50 recipe magazine releases annually. PIL's award winning iCookbook TM platform is available on Windows, Apple, and Android devices.

About Go Red For Women:
Go Red For Women® is the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease in women. We are committed to the fight, as long as it takes. The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement advocates for more research and swifter action for women’s heart health. The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement was created by women for women. Because our health is non-negotiable, because we have the power to save our lives, and because the best force for women is women. The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and Merck & Co., Inc, with additional support from our cause supporters. For more information, please visit GoRedForWomen.org or call 1-888-MY-HEART (1-888-694-3278).

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