Heart-Healthy Valentine’s Ideas

Win her (or his) heart with these healthy ways to celebrate
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couple on valentines day
melted chocolate and strawberries
tea for two
wine bottle
cooking with curry
couple having heart-to-heart
couple eating popcorn laughing
couple hugging
couple in bed
couple snow-shoeing
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Have a heart-to-heart.

If you and your loved one are barely on speaking terms — not because of a tiff but because of time-sucking schedules — plan a date night that will allow you to catch up. Really listen to each other, then make a vow to keep it up beyond February 14. In a study at the University of Utah, long-married spouses who supported each other most of the time had fewer calcium deposits in their coronary arteries than those who gave and received loving attention less often.