Tuesday, February 5, 2013

How to Help Prevent Heart Disease

February is National Heart Health Month. Here are some tips to help you prevent heart disease.

1) Include more fruits and vegetables in your diet.

2) Use salt in moderation.

3) Keep your BMI in check. Healthy levels range from 18-24.9.

4) Exercise for thirty minutes a few times each week.

5) Stay away from smoking, and if you do smoke, consider quitting.

6) Drink alcohol in moderation.

7) If your blood pressure is high, make sure you monitor it regularly.

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