Officer Safety Corner: An Ideal Diet for Improved Heart Health

An intense career with family and community obligations are the stuff of modern life, and, at times, it can be overwhelming to tackle one more thing—achieving a healthier body and mind. Many law enforcement officers are familiar with the fulfillment and stress related to career, family, and community responsibilities, but they may not understand that a healthier body results in a sharper mind and a life that is ultimately more productive and fulfilling, with greater resilience to deal with life and work stressors. And, at the end of the day, it isn’t as difficult to achieve better health as one might think, especially when compared to all of an officer’s other achievements in life.