Recent studies are showing that laughing may protect your heart by improving circulation and blood flow. Tell a joke, watch a comedy, or just laugh out loud. After all, heart health is serious business!
Iced or hot green tea is packed with antioxidants that prevent plaque from forming on artery walls, relax the blood vessels, and reduce the blood vessels, and reduce the risk of heart disease. Brew and enjoy 1-2 cups each day.
Consuming even a tiny amount of trans fat can greatly increase your risk of heart disease. Found in foods that contain “partially hydrogenated” oil as an ingredient, trans fat is the world’s unhealthiest fat!
Chronic stress exposes your body to elevated levels of stress hormones that can elevate blood pressure and contribute to weight gain. Meditation, yoga, journaling, talk therapy and exercising can all help.
Physical activity is an important part of a heart-healthy routine. It can also help you control your weight, lower your blood pressure, and improve your cholesterol levels. Shoot for at least 30 minutes of exercise each day.
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