My name is Ellen Abramson. I am an avid exerciser and a weight loss motivational speaker. I had no idea that I was at risk for a heart attack until I had one. I was 51 years young. Shortly thereafter, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that my home town had become one of "America's most unhealthy regions for women's heart health." This was attributed to poor diet, lack of exercise and smoking. I also learned that one in three women die from cardiovascular disease and only one in five women even understand that ...