How to take charge of your heart health
Go yoga: - Practicing yoga may help lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose levels.
Maintain good oral hygiene: -What's oral hygiene got to do with heart disease? More than you think, actually.
Move it!: - Are you a couch king? Be warned! An inactive, sedentary lifestyle can shorten your lifespan.
Eat breakfast: - Despite numerous reminders of how important the first meal of the day is, many people still choose to skip breakfast.
Sidestep salt: -Simply put, excess sodium (salt) increases blood pressure because it holds excess fluid in the body.
Living by numbers: - Do you know what your optimum blood pressure should be? .
Cut the fat: - The clue is in the word: fat! More specifically, saturated fat.
Stub out smoking: - It's a wonder anybody bothers to smoke these days. The habit is expensive, addictive, and ruinous to health.
Lose weight: - Shedding excess weight is never a bad thing. But it's belly fat, even in people who are not otherwise overweight.
Take the stairs: - It's so incredibly easy to step into the elevator, isn't it?.