healthy living equals healthy heart

Healthy Living Equals A Healthy Heart

Living a healthy lifestyle can help you avoid heart disease. By keeping your blood pressure, cholesterol, and sugar at normal levels can lower your risk for heart disease and heart attack.

Healthy living include:

A Healthy Diet

Choosing healthful meal and snack options can help you avoid heart disease and its complications. Be sure to eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables and fewer processed foods.

Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Being overweight or obese increases your risk for heart disease.

Exercising

Physical activity can help you maintain a healthy weight and lower your blood pressure, cholesterol, and sugar levels.

Not Smoking

Cigarette smoking greatly increases your risk for heart disease.

Limiting Your Alcohol Intake

Avoid drinking too much alcohol, which can raise your blood pressure.

Get more information at cdc.gov.