According to Medical News Today, “heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the US, accounting for 1 in every 4 deaths.” In addition, coronary heart disease costs the US $108 billion each year and is the most common type of heart disease.
What is so disturbing about these facts is that, in most cases, heart disease is preventable.
What can you do to make strides for a healthy heart?
The list is nothing of surprise. It involves:
- Maintaining a healthy weight (calculate your BMI right on our website)
- Exercising regularly at moderate intensity (for adults, at least 5, 30-minute sessions per week)
- Eating a healthy diet with many fruits & veggies, lowfat proteins and controlled portion sizes and avoid processed foods with refined sugars, saturated/trans fats and excess sodium
- Avoiding excess alcohol consumption
- Reducing stress levels
- Not smoking
What might be a surprise is living this healthy lifestyle is not hard and can actually taste and feel great with outstanding benefits including cutting your risks of heart disease significantly.
Every day counts. Pop is here to help you.
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