Help Your Man Be Heart Healthy

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Heather M. Graham on Feb 13, 2009 at 3:22PM

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Help Your Man Be Heart Healthy

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When it comes to encouraging your mate to be healthier, remember that he is not a child, says BeWell expert Dr. Marianne Legato, author of Why Men Never Remember and Women Never Forget and Why Men Die First: How to Lengthen Your Lifespan. Don’t nag, cajole or trick your guy into healthier behavior, Dr. Legato advises. Instead, give him clear reasons about why he should improve his heart health. “All of us, particularly men, hate long harangues and reproaches—keep it simple, short and convincing,” she says.

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