BY TEAM FOURTH FRONTIER DESK
Heart health is essential for a long and healthy life. Making small changes to your lifestyle has a big impact on your heart health.
#1- Regular physical activity improves heart health by lowering blood pressure, reducing bad cholesterol levels, and increasing good cholesterol levels. [Source: cdc.gov]
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#2 - Eat a heart-healthy diet heavy in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and healthy fats and low in saturated and trans fats, sodium, and added sugars to improve heart health.
#3 - Replace your snacks with a handful of heart-healthy nuts such as walnuts, almonds, peanuts, and other nuts. [Source: HarvardHealthPublishing]
#4 - Consume fish or other types of seafood instead of red meat once a week as it is good for the heart, the brain, and the waistline. [Source: HarvardHealthPublishing]
# 5- Limit alcohol consumption as it is harmful to your heart. Excessive drinking leads to the weakening of the heart and increases heart disease. [Source: ForbesHealth]
# 6- Excessive stress leads to an increased risk of heart disease. Deep breathing and realistic goal setting aid in managing your stress levels effectively. [Source: ForbesHealth]
# 7- The Frontier X2 monitor's ability to track your heart rate helps you to understand and improve your heart health.
Start making these changes today to improve your heart health and live a longer, healthier life.