TIPS FOR A HEALTHY HEART
Did you know?
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the second leading cause of death in the country after cancer. However, up to 80% of early heart disease and stroke can be prevented by making lifestyle changes.
Several factors influence the risk of developing heart disease. Age, sex and family history are among the irreversible risk factors. On the other hand, some elements such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, smoking, poor eating habits and much more are modifiable, so as to prevent heart disorders. Moreover, I discussed it with Doctor Martin Juneau, during a live interview:Prevent the risk of cardiovascular disease.
TOP 8 of my best tips
February being the month of the heart, it is a good time to review our eating habits and play the preventive card. So here are my top 8 tips for a healthy heart.
- Consume 7 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables each day.
- Prioritize whole grains.
- Reduce consumption of red meat.
Readmy post to discover the rest of my TOP tips:
You would like to change your eating habits but do not know where to start Do not hesitate to make an appointment with a nutritionist to get help from an expert in the field.
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