Did you know that Heart Disease is the #1 killer in the United States?
Did you know that 80% of heart disease and stroke (#4 killer)? The other 20% is genetic.
7 Steps to Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease
1. Get Active! 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise a day
2. Control Cholesterol! Exercise & healthy eating helps.
3. Eat Healthier! Choose whole grains, healthy fats (monosaturated & polyunsaturated), eat atleast 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day.
4. Don’t Smoke/Quit Smoking! Smoking increases your risk for heart disease and stroke, increases your chances of a blood clot, decreases your ability to exercise & decreases your good cholesterol (HDL).
5. Control Blood Pressure!
6. Lose Weight!
7. Reduce Blood Sugar!
**Be sure to see your healthcare provider before starting any workout routine, to get your cholesterol, blood pressure & blood sugar checked!