Heart Healthy Facts – Upgrade Your Health With Shatonia McCarty
Heart disease kills. In honor of American Heart Month, we will take a look at some of the things that we can do to keep our hearts happy.
Heart disease kills a woman every minute in the United States. Some of the common conditions that fall under Heart Disease are Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia and Coronary artery disease. There are five majors contributors to heart disease: smoking, hypertension, diabetes, family history and hyperlipidemia (high fat in the blood).
Listen to this weeks heart healthy tips:
By eating a diet low in fat, including 5 servings of fruits and/or vegetables, consuming low-fat dairy, a reduction in salt intake and making physical activity a part of your lifestyle can lower your risk of developing Cardiovascular disease.