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What things can I do every day to prevent heart disease?

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Here are everyday things you can do to prevent heart disease:

  • Ease stress: Exercise, meditate, and to talk to people you trust.
  • Keep a healthy weight.
  • Favor fruits, veggies, lean protein, and whole grains. Pass on foods that are salty, high in unhealthy fats, or fried.
  • Exercise with fun activities.
  • Limit alcohol: No more than a glass a day for women, two for men.
  • Keep tabs on blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar.
  • Don't smoke.
  • Talk your doctor to help you focus on healthy habits.

From: 7 Ways to Help Prevent Heart Disease WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Myers, R. , Firefly Books, 2004. Heart Disease: Everything You Need to Know

Tonkin, A. , Taylor & Francis, 2003. Atherosclerosis and Heart Disease

CDC: "Prevention: What You Can Do."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 05, 2018

SOURCES:

Myers, R. , Firefly Books, 2004. Heart Disease: Everything You Need to Know

Tonkin, A. , Taylor & Francis, 2003. Atherosclerosis and Heart Disease

CDC: "Prevention: What You Can Do."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 05, 2018

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