The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that 600,000 people in the United States die from heart diseases every year, while 720,000 Americans suffer from heart attack each year.
You don’t have to commit to a rigorous and drastic lifestyle change to prevent heart disease. Regular exercise, eating right, and taking things into moderation are some of the major, but simple behaviors to observe.
By having an active lifestyle, you can maintain a healthy weight, which keeps your blood pressure normal. This will also help you have a healthy cholesterol level. You don’t have to kill yourself in the gym. You just have to work out at least half an hour each day to have an active lifestyle.
Follow a healthy diet
This does not necessarily mean cutting of all you favorite food. You just have to take those guilty pleasures moderately. Try disciplining yourself to eat those sweets or meat, greasy food only every Sunday. But as much as possible, avoid food rich with sodium, saturated fat and cholesterol.
Drink in moderation
Wine is healthy for the heart, if it is taken in moderation. Studies show that alcohol can trigger heart attacks. Women should only drink one glass of beer a day, while 2 for men. Don’t try to be trick yourself and say you are saving the rest of your days and you will drink 20 for tonight.
It will not just kill your lungs, but smoking tobacco can destroy your blood vessels, blood cells, and build blockade.