Healthy Eats for a Healthy Beat program set Feb. 8 at Peru library

Learn what foods are heart healthy

Peru Public Library

Join Illinois Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator Susan Glassman for her program Healthy Eats for a Healthy Beat.

February is American Heart Health Month, a time to focus on cardiovascular health. Residents can take action to live a heart-healthy life. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.

Through this program, learn what foods are heart healthy, and how to plan for daily activity, including recipes.

Healthy Eats for a Healthy Beat will be offered 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Peru Public Library, 1409 11th St. Register at or by calling 815-224-0889.