disease is the primary cause of death worldwide, and it's mostly avertible by
changing your lifestyle and managing risk factors.
Here are seven ways you can
prevent becoming a statistic.
1. Get moving
is a muscle and, as with any muscle, exercise is what strengthens it.
step is to determine your target heart rate, then find an activity you enjoy
and can stick with for the long run.
smoking is tough. But you know that it's important to quit, and one of the
biggest reasons is that it's linked to heart disease.
some strategies to quit smoking and stay strong.
weight is more than just diet and exercise. It's a personal journey that involves
finding what you like and what works for you
long-term weight loss tips and see if any of them are something you can stick
guacamole are loaded with healthy fats that are good for the heart.
spread with vegetables for your next gathering.
Heart-healthy guacamole also makes a great appetizer.
Or how about some easy broiled salmon?
forget the chocolate
news: chocolate and wine contribute to heart health.
The bad news:
only in moderation.
cocoa (a key ingredient in chocolate) have antioxidants that have been shown to
increase good cholesterol, lower bad cholesterol and improve blood clotting
this advice primarily applies during the holidays, when deaths from heart
attacks spike thanks to copious amounts of food and temptation, it's valid year
Eating a lot
of food at once leads to:
shifting from the heart to the digestive system
Faster and irregular heart rhythms, which can lead to heart attack or heart
more than 1,400 biochemical responses to stress, including a rise in blood
pressure and a faster heart rate. If you don't manage your stress, it can
create more stress and trap you in a stress cycle.