When we take care of our hearts as part of our self-care, we set an example for those around us to do the same.
By taking preventive measures, you can lower your risk of developing heart disease and also improve your overall health and well-being.
- Choose heart healthy foods like vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds. Limit foods that contain saturated fats and added sugars.
- Get your blood pressure and cholesterol checked
- Aim for a healthy weight
- Get physical activity
- Manage stress
- Get enough sleep
- Quit smoking